NOTE: The same exact set of files works fine when everything else stays the same and the kernel version is 2.6.39-300.26.1.el5uek
Env: Linux kernel version == 2.6.32-300.38.1.el5uek
IPsec RPM == ipsec-tools-0.6.5-14.el5_8.5
# Racoon IKE daemon configuration file.
# See 'man racoon.conf' for a description of the format and entries.
path include "/etc/racoon";
path pre_shared_key "/etc/racoon/psk.txt";
path certificate "/etc/racoon/certs";
lifetime time 1 hour ;
encryption_algorithm 3des, blowfish 448, rijndael ;
authentication_algorithm hmac_sha1, hmac_md5 ;
compression_algorithm deflate ;
Here are the results when I try to bring up the IPSec interface
racoon: failed to parse configuration file.
Here are the relevant lines from the /var/log/messages file
Apr 19 11:20:21 foobar123 racoon: INFO: @(#)ipsec-tools 0.6.5 (http://ipsec-tools.sourceforge.net)
Apr 19 11:20:21 foobar123 racoon: INFO: @(#)This product linked OpenSSL 0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 01 Jul 2008 (http://www.openssl.org/)
Apr 19 11:20:22 foobar123 racoon: ERROR: Not supported.
Apr 19 11:20:22 foobar123 racoon: ERROR: /etc/racoon/racoon.conf:13: ";" algorithm 1 not supported by the kernel (missing module?)
Apr 19 11:20:22 foobar123 racoon: ERROR: fatal parse failure (1 errors)
Dollars for Clues
Mark E. LLoyd
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