[ovs-dev] Ubuntu supported IPSEC daemon?

James Page james.page at canonical.com
Mon Jun 11 08:09:21 UTC 2018

Hi Ben

(I'm struggling with sending from my @ubuntu.com address at the moment so
this will probably bounce on the ML).

On Fri, 8 Jun 2018 at 16:15 Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> Hi James.  I have an intern for the summer, Qiuyu, who is working to add
> IPSEC support to OVN, so that tunnels between hypervisors are protected
> against compromise of the physical network.  An important question for
> this purpose is what IPSEC daemon does Ubuntu support and prefer?  It
> sounds like Fedora prefers libreswan, is that one also the Ubuntu
> preference?

Ubuntu switched to strongswan a while back - I just confirmed this is still
the supported IPSec daemon for all current Ubuntu LTS releases (trusty,
xenial and bionic)

Hope that helps



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