Openswan Alternatives

    Openswan is described as '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' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are three alternatives to Openswan for Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is strongSwan, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Openswan are IPsec-Tools (Free, Open Source) and Libreswan (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Android
      strongSwan is an Open Source IPsec-based VPN solution for Linux and other UNIX based operating systems implementing both the IKEv1 and IKEv2 key exchange protocols.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      IPsec-Tools is a port of KAME's IPsec utilities to the Linux-2.6 IPsec implementation. It supports NetBSD and FreeBSD as well. Contents: libipsec Library with PF_KEY implementation.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ibreswan is a free software implementation of the most widely supported and standarized VPN protocol based on ("IPsec") and the Internet Key Exchange ("IKE").
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