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    How to set up VPN Gateway in LINUX

    We have two networks one in India and another in the US and both are behind firewall. In India we have a Linux machine which is configured as a gateway , Now we want to communicate with the remote server in the US through VPN .

    Now I want to know

    How to configure linux as a VPN Gateway

    I'm in a fix pl help

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    Not able to install openswan in fedora kernel 2.4

    i have tried installin openswan but not understanding where to start with

    when i say "ipsec verify"
    it gives me the following error can anybody help me

    Checking your system to see if IPsec got installed and started correctly:
    Version check and ipsec on-path [OK]
    Linux Openswan U2.2.0/K(no kernel code presently loaded)
    Checking for IPsec support in kernel [FAILED]
    Checking for RSA private key (/etc/ipsec.secrets) [FAILED]
    ipsec showhostkey: file `/etc/ipsec.secrets' does not exist
    Checking that pluto is running [FAILED]
    whack: Pluto is not running (no "/var/run/pluto.ctl")
    Checking for 'ip' command [OK]
    Checking for 'iptables' command [OK]

    Opportunistic Encryption DNS checks:
    Looking for TXT in forward dns zone: sechat [MISSING]
    Does the machine have at least one non-private address? [FAILED]

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    You probably need to install the ipsec RPM. Check the URL above, it talks about it too.

    Hope this helps.

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    vpn error`

    i have installed the ipsec rpm but still i have got the same error,

    can u just guide me on installing openswan package on the kernel.........

    thanks in advance

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