Building and Integrating Virtual Private Networks with Openswan

Building and Integrating Virtual Private Networks with Openswan

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This book is a comprehensive guide to using Openswan for building both basic and industry size, military strength VPNs for medium to very large organizations. Written by the core developers, this practical book is all you need to use Openswan to build any VPN infrastructure you may need. The authors have covered the latest developments and upcoming issues. This book will not only help you build the VPN you need, but also save you a lot of time. Whether you are just connecting your home DSL connection with your laptop when you're on the road to access your files at home, or you are building an industry size, military strength VPN infrastructure for a medium to very large organization, this book will assist you in setting up Openswan to suit those needs. The topics discussed range from designing, to building, to configuring Openswan as the VPN gateway to deploy IPsec using Openswan. It not only for Linux clients, but also the more commonly used Operating Systems such as Microsoft Windows and MacOSX. Furthermore it discusses common interoperability examples for third party vendors, such as Cisco, Checkpoint, Netscreen and other common IPsec vendors. The authors bring you first hand information, as they are the official developers of the Openswan code. They have included the latest developments and upcoming issues. With experience in answering questions on a daily basis on the mailing lists since the creation of Openswan, the authors are by far the most experienced in a wide range of successful and not so successful uses of Openswan by people worldwide. - Publisher.It will discuss: 0 Automatic versus manual keying 0 PSK versus RSA 0 Basic IPsec tunnels 0 Syntax and options ini psec. cont 0 ... the IKE protocol. To understand the difference between manual and automatic keying, think of the gears of a car.

Title:Building and Integrating Virtual Private Networks with Openswan
Author:Paul Wouters, Ken Bantoft
Publisher:Packt Publishing Ltd - 2006


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