[strongSwan] How to use the functionality of "ipsec stop" on Android

Nitin Verma nitin.jndm at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 08:54:05 CEST 2012

Thanks for your reply Tobias.
I also want to ask that is their any command to reload a modified
ipsec.conf and that too works on Android without killing and restarting the
starter process.

Thanks and Regards,

> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 1:27 PM, Tobias Brunner <tobias at strongswan.org>wrote:
>> Hi Nitin,
>> > Unlike ipsec starter, which works fine on android, ipsec stop doesn't
>> > hold good. Is there any way or work around to stop ipsec processes
>> > (starter and charon) without killing them everytime explicitly on
>> > Android?
>> The ipsec script is not really supported on Android.  The problem is
>> that there is no test, [ or similar command available by default so
>> large parts of the script simply don't work.
>> Since ipsec stop does not much else than kill starter (which in turn
>> kills charon) doing that manually is just fine.
>> Regards,
>> Tobias
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