Linux/Mac IPsec into Contivity?

John Fulmer john.d.fulmer at
Mon Nov 22 09:37:28 EST 1999

carlsonmail at wrote:
> Ken,
> Yes, the Linux Free S/WAN is IPSec.  It definately
> supports 56-bit DES, not sure about 168-bit 3-DES.

As of the current distribution, 1.0x, Linux S/WAN really only
supports 3DES, and 1DES is pretty much broken. From the CHANGES


Support for single-DES (as opposed to 3DES) has been largely
(The timing of this was a management decision which not all
members of the
technical team agree with.)


1DES MAY work if manually setting keys, but IKE only supports

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