[strongSwan] strongswan 5 IKEv1
jrc at skylon.demon.co.uk
Fri Aug 24 16:45:29 CEST 2012
On Fri, 24 Aug 2012 15:26:39 +0100, Tobias Brunner <tobias at strongswan.org>
> Hi Claude,
>> Is there a VPN client for Windows XP and Vista (preferably opensource)
>> that's easier to setup than the native Windows client ?
> Shrew  works reasonably well on these systems and at least parts of
> it are open source  (not the Windows frontend apparently).
>  http://www.shrew.net/software
>  http://www.shrew.net/download/ike
It is also possible that Shrew supports some of the Cisco quirks. The
Linux frontend (ikea) can be configured with three Auto Configuration
options: ike config pull; ike config push; dhcp over ipsec.
I have tried using Shrew to connect to a Windows Azure Virtual Network, so
far without success (I have also tried the Connection Security Rules
option in Windows Firewall with Advanced Security on Windows 8 Enterprise
Evaluation, also without success).
Is there any documentation on the Cisco quirks? Windows Azure officially
supports a range of Cisco and Juniper devices which may handle these
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