Manpage of IPSEC_SETUP
Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 12 Dec 1999
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ipsec setup - control IPSEC subsystem
controls the FreeS/WAN IPSEC subsystem,
including both the Klips kernel code and the Pluto key-negotiation daemon.
(It is a synonym for the ``rc'' script for the subsystem;
the system runs the equivalent of
ipsec setup start
at boot time,
ipsec setup stop
at shutdown time, more or less.)
The action taken depends on the specific
and on the contents of the
section of the
IPSEC configuration file (/etc/ipsec.conf,
start Klips and Pluto,
including setting up Klips to do crypto operations on the
interface(s) specified in the configuration file,
and (if the configuration file so specifies)
setting up manually-keyed connections and/or
asking Pluto to negotiate tunnels to other security gateways
shut down Klips and Pluto,
including tearing down all existing crypto connections
operation tries to clean up properly even if assorted accidents
e.g. Pluto having died without removing its lock file.
Although a number of configuration-file parameters influence
operations, the key one is the
parameter, which must be right or chaos will ensue.
/etc/rc.d/init.d/ipsec the script itself
/etc/init.d/ipsec alternate location for the script
/etc/ipsec.conf IPSEC configuration file
/var/run/ipsec.info %defaultroute saved information
ipsec.conf(5), ipsec(8), ipsec_manual(8), ipsec_auto(8), route(8)
All output from the commands this script invokes goes both to standard
output and to
Written for the FreeS/WAN project
by Henry Spencer.
injects spurious extra newlines into the output.
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Time: 02:46:48 GMT, July 02, 2000