[strongSwan] Host to host with certs - where to put own private key?

Tobias Brunner tobias at strongswan.org
Wed Feb 13 13:11:07 CET 2019

Hi Kostya,

> Hmm, there is no strongswan-swanctl service on Debian (buster / testing)...

There is if you install it [1].

> systemctl start strongswan

That's the legacy service provided by strongswan-starter (i.e. it starts
starter, which parses ipsec.conf etc.).

> Does this look like a Debian packaging error -  I mean there is supposed to be a swanctl *service* but it's missing for some reason?

No, a user error.


[1] https://packages.debian.org/buster/charon-systemd

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