[strongSwan] strongswan VPN client on Android

Tobias Brunner tobias at strongswan.org
Fri Aug 24 09:14:05 CEST 2012

Hi Nitin,

> I want to explore that how this solution is working on a non rooted
> device. Can anyone help me understanding how this has been done?

It uses the VpnService API [1] that Google introduced with Android 4.0,
which allows Apps to create TUN-Devices without having root permission.

> Where can I find the source code for this apk or it's unpublished yet?

The source code is in our Git repository (src/frontends/android).


[1] http://developer.android.com/reference/android/net/VpnService.html

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