[Swan] Libreswan on Raspbian issues ?

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Fri Apr 5 09:29:55 UTC 2019

On Wed, 3 Apr 2019, jchludzinski wrote:

> At first I couldn't get ipsec.service to properly start: pluto would 
> immediately die. So I ran:
> $ sudo /usr/local/libexec/ipsec/pluto --leak-detective --config 
> /etc/ipsec.conf --nofork  --debug-all --stderrlog
> and got:
> "Failed to initialize unbound libevent ABI, please recompile libunbound with 
> libevent support or recompile libreswan without USE_DNSSEC".
> So I set: USE_DNSSEC=false
> and rebuild libreswan-3.25.
> I started libreswan-3.25:
> $ sudo systemctl start ipsec
> Everything looked good when I ran:

> What REALLY concerns me is: "Pluto listening for IKE on udp 500  [FAILED]"

So what does running the above sudo command tells you with the
recompiled version? Or alternatively what does systemd say in its
service status? Is pluto actually running?


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