[strongSwan] Strongswan & Android

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Sat Jan 15 01:31:31 CET 2011

Hello Florian,

at least two companies with close connections to large mobile phone
manufacturers showed a serious interest in putting strongSwan into
Google's source tree. But I cannot tell you the current state of
these activities.

Kind regards


On 12.01.2011 15:51, mail at fraig.de wrote:
> Hi *,
> I just became aware of the successful attempt to port strongSwan to
> Google's Android platform. As far as I understand, one can get it running
> by applying the strongSwan patches to the sources of the vanilla 2.2
> kernel as well as Android's VPN frontend. The resulting binaries can then
> be installed into the Android emulator or onto an actual Android device
> with root access (did anyone actually try that?).
> Is there any attempt to get strongSwan integrated directly into Google's
> original sources, such that it eventually gets distributed to new Android
> devices by default?
> Regards
>   Florian

Andreas Steffen                         andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
strongSwan - the Linux VPN Solution!                www.strongswan.org
Institute for Internet Technologies and Applications
University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
CH-8640 Rapperswil (Switzerland)

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