[strongSwan] Network Manager or alternatives?

Daniel Pocock daniel at pocock.com.au
Fri Oct 11 13:19:25 CEST 2013

Hi, I'm just wondering if anybody has any comments on this?

On 05/10/13 18:20, Daniel Pocock wrote:
> I had a look at the NetworkManager plugin, it seems a bit limited for
> two reasons:
> a) no IPv6 in the GUI
> b) it doesn't appear to allow the user to control the connections
> already defined in /etc/ipsec.conf
> Can anybody comment on alternatives or on the future of this plugin,
> e.g. are there any enhancements already in active development?
> I have StrongSWAN working well with /etc/ipsec.conf but it would be
> really useful to allow the users to see their own IPsec status and maybe
> manually stop or start the connection
> I prefer to keep all the config in /etc/ipsec.conf so that the machine
> will connect to the VPN on boot even if the user is not logged in
> Regards,
> Daniel
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