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What is Openswan?

It is an IPsec implementation for Linux. It has support for most of the extensions (RFC + IETF drafts) related to IPsec, including IKEv2, X.509 Digital Certificates, NAT Traversal, and many others.
Openswan is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.
Openswan is an open source tool with 640 GitHub stars and 166 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Openswan's open source repository on GitHub

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Openswan's Features

  • IPsec
  • IKEv2
  • X.509 Digital Certificates
  • NAT Traversal

Openswan Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Openswan?
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