[strongSwan] Why charon is listening on udp 68 ?

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Wed Nov 14 16:33:53 CET 2012

I don't know what you did. Charon listens on UDP ports 500 and
4500 only. There is an optional dhcp charon plugin but which
uses a linux raw socket and doesn't bind to any port.



On 14.11.2012 15:05, bibop554 wrote:
> Everything is in the title. Charon binds on the same port as dhclient !
> Please cc me in answer because i'm not subscribed to the list
> Thx

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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