[strongSwan] starting strongswan without starter

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Tue May 8 11:42:15 CEST 2018

Hi Marco,

you can put the following script


into /etc/init.d/ and either start and stop the charon daemon
manually with

   service charon start|stop

or put the a link to the script into the appropriate runlevel



On 08.05.2018 11:33, Marco Berizzi wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have compiled strongswan on slackware linux with:
> --disable-stroke
> and the starter is not builded anymore.
> Slackware is one the the few distro which is
> not (yet) systemd based.
> Which is the correct way to start strongswan
> without 'ipsec start' ?

Andreas Steffen                         andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
strongSwan - the Open Source VPN Solution!          www.strongswan.org
Institute for Networked Solutions
University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
CH-8640 Rapperswil (Switzerland)

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