[strongSwan] Problem exporting pkcs12-File

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Mon Jan 9 21:27:57 CET 2012

4.4.0 certainly doesn't support PEM output yet, so please upgrade
if possible to 4.6.1, although some 4.5.x versions should already
come with PEM conversion. And yes you have to add

  --outform pem

to both certificates and keys since the default is always binary
DER format.



On 09.01.2012 12:05, Stefan Malte Schumacher wrote:
> 2012/1/9 Andreas Steffen <andreas.steffen at strongswan.org>:
>> Hello Stefan,
>> could it be that you are using an older strongSwan version where
>> the ipsec pki commands do not support PEM format output yet, even
>> though the --outform option already exists?
>> Regards
> Hello Andreas
> I am currently using strongSwan 4.4.0-4.1.1.i586, which came with my
> distribution. Should I update to a more current version?  Just to be
> sure: I have to use the --outform pem-Option for both the keys AND the
> certificates, correct?
> Yours
> Stefan Malte Schumacher

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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