[strongSwan] Strongswan doesn't start connection, but no error message

Martin Willi martin at strongswan.org
Wed Sep 21 16:33:30 CEST 2011


> Why does Pluto only add the connection but does not start it, although
> I have defined "auto=start" in ipsec.conf?

>         plutostart=yes
>         charonstart=no

>         keyexchange=ikev2

IKEv2 connections are handled by the charon daemon, pluto is the IKEv1
daemon. Either enable charon if you prefer IKEv2 (recommended), or
change the connection to IKEv1.


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