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strongSwan 5.x - Monolithic IKEv1/v2 Daemon

Current Release: 5.5.1

2016/10/20, size 4'636'854 bytes, pgp-signature,
md5: 4eba9474f7dc6c8c8d7037261358e68d
2016/10/20, size 7'045'559 bytes, pgp-signature,
md5: 874684cd30e35a2746ea32a54cc118c7

ChangeLog and Configuration Examples

Release Candidate: 5.5.2rc1

2017/03/21, size 4'765'054 bytes, pgp-signature,
md5: ba5cc22cc6c5a681b6b42c949a017080

ChangeLog and Configuration Examples

strongSwan 2.x, 4.x and 5.x Security Patches

Security Patches

NetworkManager Applet

This applet is also available as package in several distributions. For an introduction and HOWTO see our wiki.

Current Release: 1.4.1

NetworkManager Applet 1.4.1
This version is compatible with current versions of NetworkManager.
Requires strongSwan 5.5.1. For older releases two patches to charon-nm may be applied (9e74a0952e and f201d86deb). 
NetworkManager Applet 1.3.3
This version is compatible with older versions of NetworkManager (< 1.1).

Note that compared to 1.3.1 the D-Bus policy file is not part of the tarball anymore (see 916cd5d7ca and 1579779119). 

Installation / Binary packages

Installation instructions can be found on our wiki.

Most distributions provide packages for strongSwan:

Debian GNU/Linux Debian GNU/Linux   Ubuntu   openSUSE   Gentoo Linux

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License statement

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.