[strongSwan] ikev2 server without cert

Derek Cameron dcamero2016 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 01:47:22 CET 2016

Yes, you can use username and password. In this tutorial, the
strongSwan server authenticates with a certificate, and the various
clients authenticate with a user name and password:


This procedure was tested on an Amazon EC2 t2.micro instance running
Ubuntu 16.04. The version of the strongSwan package installed was

On Sun, Nov 6, 2016 at 3:11 PM, robert k Wild <robertkwild at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi all,
> im trying to create an ikev2 server but this how-to guide says i need to
> create certs for the server and client, can i just not use normal username
> and password for authentication?
> https://raymii.org/s/tutorials/IPSEC_vpn_with_CentOS_7.html
> many thanks,
> rob
> --
> Regards,
> Robert K Wild.
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