[strongSwan] Are there any Strongswan alternatives for OpenSwan's "addcon"?

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Thu Mar 31 08:29:55 CEST 2011


with the Pluto daemon you can always use the whack socket interface
to load and start additional connections. For detail see the whack
man page.



On 03/31/2011 03:16 AM, Ansis Atteka wrote:
> Hello,
> What I am trying to accomplish is to dynamically add tunnels without
> restarting IPsec service.
> So far I guess that there are two solutions available in StrongSwan:
> 1. To use SQL plugins. I guess that they work only with Charon (hence
> only for ikev2) and not with Pluto daemon, right? or
> 2. To use "ipsec update" command.
> Maybe there are any other alternatives? I need to port one application
> that currently uses OpenSwan addcon feature to the Strongswan with
> minimal source code changes.
> Regards,
> Ansis

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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