[strongSwan] Trouble with Android 4 client from Google Play

Tobias Brunner tobias at strongswan.org
Tue Mar 26 08:46:50 CET 2013

Hi Mariano,

> Here are the important lines from the Client log file:
> ---
> *Mar 26 00:56:01 13[LIB] builder: failed to build TUN device**
> **Mar 26 00:56:01 13[DMN] failed to setup TUN device**
> *---
> Could this be caused by a missing kernel module, something like
> "tun.ko"?  Maybe my ROM is very little, very stripped to make Android 4
> work and they left out important stuff for VPN which the strongSwan
> client needs finally to create the tunnel after all the auth has been
> validated.

Yes, that could very well be the reason.  You should check with whoever
created the ROM you are using.


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