[Swan] Options for Windows clients

Manfred mx2927 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 01:56:41 UTC 2020

On 12/31/2020 2:52 AM, Manfred wrote:
> Hi,
>> Do you mean the internal address, so it's on the same
>> network as the Windows PC at Eventually I'll need to do
>> this over the Internet, of course...
> If is the local IP address of the libreswan host[*], I'd say 
> yes, assuming it is behind the router's NAT. This is to tell libreswan 
> to identify itself as the "left" peer (because it will match that 
> address against the interface that is receiving the initiator's request 
> (from the win10 laptop)).
> While you have both peers on the same network I think you may use the 
> same local address on the win10 laptop as well and see if it connects - 
> i.e. the connection configuration is OK and certs are OK too.
Correction: you may not (as Paul spotted). You have to bring the laptop 
outside in the cold (virtually)

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