Openswan

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Openswan

http://www.openswan.org/
Implementation of IPsec for GNU/Linux

Openswan is an implementation of IPsec for the Linux operating system. Is it a code fork of the FreeS/WAN project which has been terminated. It provides IPSEC (IP Security, which is both encryption and authentication) kernel extensions and an IKE (Internet Key Exchange, keying and encrypted routing daemon), as well as various rc scripts and documentation. Openswan is known to interoperate with other IPSEC and IKE systems already deployed by other vendors. It features Opportunistic Encryption, subnet extrusion, X.509 certificates, NAT Traversal support, XAUTH, and DNSSEC support.

"IRC Help" IRC Help channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/openswan

"IRC development" IRC development channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/dev-openswan



Download

https://download.openswan.org/openswan/openswan-latest.tar.gz

version 2.6.49 (stable)
released on 8 August 2016




Paid technical support available from Xelerance, Inc. at http://www.xelerance.com

VCS Checkout

:pserver:anoncvs@anoncvs.openswan.org:/public/cvs login

Categories

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Licensing

License

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Notes

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Janet Casey

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22 March 2004




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
The Openswan project Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://anoncvs.openswan.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/
DeveloperE-mailmailto:dev@lists.openswan.org
SupportE-mailmailto:users@lists.openswan.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/openswan


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useLinux kernel 2.4.x or later
Required to useLibgmp

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.



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