[strongSwan] XAuth with interactive authentication?
martin at strongswan.org
Tue Sep 23 10:57:01 CEST 2014
> Is it possible to use XAuth not with secrets file, but with
> interactive credentials request from user? Is there any interfaces for
I assume you refer to the client that initiates a connection?
When using an ipsec.conf configuration, you may use the "ipsec stroke
user-creds" commands to set a username/password for a connection before
For a more interactive prompt, you may consider using charon-cmd ,
which by default prompts for XAuth or EAP credentials. Other client
specific frontends, such as the NetworkManager plugin or our OS X
client, do this in a similar way.
> Maybe something planned in VICI?
You can configure credentials at any time using vici, and also clear
them (all). A credential request mechanism, where the daemon asks a
connected vici client for an XAuth password, is currently not
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