How to fix "unexpected KEYWORD, expecting $end [type]"

How to fix "unexpected KEYWORD, expecting $end [type]"

This error is very common and simple which you might get when trying to restart ipsec services. Please follow the below solution in case you get this error   Error: unexpected KEYWORD, expecting $end [type] # service ipsec restart failed to start openswan IKE daemon - the following error occured: can not load config '/etc/ipsec.conf': ... Read more

How to Fix "192-SHA1(2)_160 pfsgroup=no-pfs"

How to Fix "192-SHA1(2)_160 pfsgroup=no-pfs"

This is a error related to openswan configuration. Once you have up and running ipsec, while trying to connect to sonicwall vpn you might get this error. Error: 002 "sonicwall" #2: initiating Quick Mode PSK+ENCRYPT+TUNNEL+UP+AGGRESSIVE+IKEv2ALLOW+SAREFTRACK {using isakmp#1 msgid:a0d6gf93 proposal=3DES(3)_192-SHA1(2)_160 pfsgroup=no-pfs} 117 "sonicwall" #2: STATE_QUICK_I1: initiate 010 "sonicwall" #2: STATE_QUICK_I1: retransmission; will wait 20s for response ... Read more

How to Fix "Informational Exchange message must be encrypted"

This is the error you might get while configuring Openswan. As I received this error when I was configuring openswan to connect my sonicwall vpn. Error: #1: Informational Exchange message must be encrypted Solution: Make sure you have set these parameters in your Sonicwall  IKE (Phase 1) Proposal DH Group: Group 5 (not 2) Encryption: ... Read more

Openswan configuration on Red Hat5 for Sonicwall

Openswan configuration on Red Hat5 for Sonicwall

I really had to struggle a lot to properly configure Openswan on my Red Hat Linux machine so that I can connect to my Sonicwall firewall. Well for others I will leave the steps and will also provide the links of different pages where you can look for a solution for any error they get ... Read more

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