Re: Vpn Connections.

On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 12:34 -0400, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Oct 2008, Martinsson Patrik wrote:
> > How does NetworkManagaer handle the import of cisco pcf file ? 
> > What im really interested in is if it uses all the settings i have in that file ?
> Openswan has a script on contrib/ that can convert pcf files to openswan
> config files. However, the pcf file can contain an obfuscated group PSK. I don't know
> if anyone ever wrote a proper deobfuscation program. There used to be something at
> which basically amounted to running the
> cisco client through ltrace -i and read it from a memcpy statement.

It's been completely handled now, vpnc ships a 'cisco-decrypt' in the
tarball which doesn't depend on the binary cisco client.  There are some
patches awaiting my review that will automatically decrypt the group
password on import.


> > NetworkManager: <info>  VPN connection 'Connection to SMHI' (Connect) reply received.
> > /usr/sbin/vpnc: noninteractive can't reuse password
> If this is using XAUTH, Openswan now supports storing the XAUTH password in its
> /etc/ipsec.secrets file (though I know NM would like to be able to just pass all
> arguments to openswan)
> Paul, who wishes he had more cycles to spend on integrating NM and openswan.
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