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strongSwan 5.x - Monolithic IKEv1/v2 Daemon

Current Release: 5.5.0

2016/07/13, size 4'542'458 bytes, pgp-signature,
md5: a96fa7eb6c62b40143dadb064b6bd586
2016/07/13, size 6'861'869 bytes, pgp-signature,
md5: f9876149ae3394a123c79ceddc7829f4

ChangeLog and Configuration Examples

Developers Release: 5.5.1dr5

2016/09/22, size 4'625'208 bytes, pgp-signature,
md5: a11164dfaeeaf11150903f799249d44b

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: 1.4.0

NetworkManager Applet 1.4.0
This version is compatible with current versions of NetworkManager.
Also requires two patches to charon-nm that are not yet part of any strongSwan releases (9e74a0952e and f201d86deb). 
NetworkManager Applet 1.3.2
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.