[strongSwan] trap not found, unable to acquire reqid

rajeev nohria rajnohria at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 20:24:52 CEST 2016

I was able to install policy using swanctl --install and a packet from data
plane was able to trigger the SAs.
Thanks for you help.


On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 1:24 PM, rajeev nohria <rajnohria at gmail.com> wrote:

> Noel,
> I am using Strongswan 5.4 with swanctl.conf and strongswan.conf.  There is
> no option for auto=route. Is there anything equivalent?
> Thanks,
> Rajeev
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 10:15 AM, Noel Kuntze <noel at familie-kuntze.de>
> wrote:
>> On 06.06.2016 14:28, rajeev nohria wrote:
>> >
>> > IKEv2 should be able to create SA when there are only policies
>> installed and a packet matches with the policy. That was reason I was
>> expecting for above ping to work. If that is not the case what is the use
>> of ACQUIRE message? Let me know if I am missing something here.
>> Charon can only initiate an SA to a remote host, if it has a
>> configuration for that host. Because you installed the policies yourself,
>> charon does not have a configuration.
>> You have to configure it correctly and use auto=route. Do not install
>> policies yourself. As you found out, it does not work if you do that.
>> --
>> Mit freundlichen Grüßen/Kind Regards,
>> Noel Kuntze
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