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Computer languages C  +
Documentation note User manual available in HTML format from http://www.freeswan.org/freeswan_trees/freeswan-2.00/doc/index.html
Full description GNU/Linux FreeS/WAN is an implementation oGNU/Linux FreeS/WAN is an implementation of IPSEC (Internet Protocal SECurity) and IKE for GNU/Linux systems. It uses strong cryptography to provide both authentication and encryption; authentication ensures that packets are from the right sender and have not been altered in transit, and encryption prevents unauthorised reading of packet contents. These services allow you to build secure tunnels through untrusted networks. Everything passing through the untrusted net is encrypted by the IPSEC gateway machine and decrypted by the gateway at the other end. The result is Virtual Private Network or VPN. This network is effectively private even though it includes machines at several different sites connected by the insecure Internet. Several companies are co-operating in the Secure Wide Area Network (S/WAN) project to ensure that products will interoperate. There is also a VPN Consortium fostering cooperation among companies in this varea. The primary objective is to help make IPSEC widespread by providing source code which is freely available, runs on a range of machines including ubiquitous cheap PCs, and is not subject to US or other nations' export restrictions. US or other nations' export restrictions.
Homepage URL http://www.xs4all.nl/~freeswan/  +
Interface command-line  +
Internet-application security  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords security  + , encryption  + , languages  + , development  + , programming  + , ipsec  + , IKE  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 28 December 2007  +
License GPLv2 +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 26 January 2001  +
Name Free S/WAN  +
Real name Eric Young  + , John S. Denker  + , Marc Boucher.  + , Peter Onion  + , Rob Hatfield  + , Steve Reid  +
Related projects Openswan + , Zebedee +
Resource URL mailto:linux-ipsec@clinet.fi  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Help  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 6,943  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 10:28:03  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Contributor  +
Short description IPSEC and IKE for GNU/Linux systems  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use internet-application  + , security  +
User level none  +
Version comment 2.04 stable released on 2003-11-25
Version date 25 November 2003  +
Version download ftp://ftp.xs4all.nl:21/pub/crypto/freeswan/freeswan-2.04.tar.gz  +
Version identifier 2.04  +
Version status stable  +
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