[strongSwan] DHCP!

Noel Kuntze noel.kuntze+strongswan-users-ml at thermi.consulting
Sat May 5 12:01:52 CEST 2018

The traffic selector needs to permit the DHCP request through and a DHCP server or relay needs to be run locally.
This is absolutely no problem, other people already set this up and made it work.

On 04.05.2018 15:21, Tom Rymes wrote:
> It's designed for a very specific use case, but if you install it in a sandbox somewhere, you can get a feel for the powershell scripts and other bits that are used to configure the clients.
> It's all wrapped around Strongswan, so you can transfer the functionality to your own setup, if you find it helpful.
> Tom
> On 05/04/2018 9:15 AM, Christian Salway wrote:
>> We are working with very locked down systems so wouldn’t be able to install that software unfortunately but will have a look out of interest,
>> Thanks
>>> On 4 May 2018, at 13:15, Tom Rymes <trymes at rymes.com> wrote:
>>>> On 05/04/2018 3:45 AM, Christian Salway wrote:
>>>> Thanks to Dirk Hartmann and his scripting idea,  The simplest way to add a VPN connection to Windows 10 that includes the routing to the internal IP, is by running the following commands in PowerShell commands.  This also enables strong ciphers (MODP2048)
>>>> /This is for a username/password VPN available to all users (remove -*AllUserConnection* from the /*Add-VpnConnection*/ command for just the current user)/
>>> Apple configuration profiles and Windows scripting are definitely magic when done right.
>>> The gold standard in my experience is Algo (https://blog.trailofbits.com/2016/12/12/meet-algo-the-vpn-that-works/), which is built on top of StrongSwan:
>>> - Airdrop a file to an iOS device and you're configured.
>>> - Double-click a file on a mac, and you're configured.
>>> - Run a powershell script on Windows and you're configured.
>>> It's pretty darned cool, to be honest.

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