[strongSwan] newbie qs. suite B with AES-GCM

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Wed Jan 4 22:55:00 CET 2012

Hi Anil,

you must be root to be able to communicate with the IKE daemon:

sudo ipsec statusall



On 03.01.2012 23:26, Philip Anil-QBW348 wrote:
> I am trying to use suite B with AES-GCM.Hence I am trying to use the
> configuration
> belowhttp://www.strongswan.org/uml/testresults/ikev2/alg-aes-gcm/
> I set up the following:Linux box running ubuntu server 11.10On the box,
> I installed Strongswan and then added the config files for gateway
> moonfrom the link. I connected the Linux box to a Netgear wireless
> router.I also configured a laptop to connect to the router. Installed
> strongswan and roadwarrior carol config files on it.
> On laptop, tried
> $ ipsec statusall
> whack: no right to communicate with pluto (access("/var/run/pluto.ctl"))
> Connect to socket failed: Permission denied
> Anil

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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