[strongSwan] diffie hellman or RSA

nima chavooshi nima0102 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 07:28:31 CEST 2011

Then, why do i have to set certification on conn conf section for any
connection? Pki in strongswan only is used in authentication not key
exchange ?
Eexcuse me for these dummy question.

On Sunday, September 25, 2011, Andreas Steffen <
andreas.steffen at strongswan.org> wrote:
> strongSwan exclusively uses Diffie-Hellman for key exchange. There is an
> RSA encryption variant for IKEv1 but which is rarely used at all.
> Regards
> Andreas
> On 09/25/2011 03:26 PM, nima chavooshi wrote:
>> Hi
>> In some documents I have read about diffie hellman and RSA. according
>> those documents usage of diffie hellman and RSA is equal, in fact, those
>> method are used for key exchange.but must only one method to be selected.
>> In StrongSwan, I have to set both RSA and diffie hellman in ike or esp
>> values. so I am a little confused.
>> Thanks for any help or guidance
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