IPsec in VMWARE test setup



  • I am trying to get a ipsec  connection between to pf sense box's. They are both on a Vmware server. I set up 4 virtual system. 2 Pf Sense boxes and 2 winxp box's. the pf sense box's have 2 network connection one to bridged to the interface in my office and the other is on a host-only network. the XP computer have 1 nic and it connects to the  Host only connection. Here is a diagram of it.

    192.168.0.55      192.168.0.1    10.1.1.140      10.1.1.141  192.168.2.1        192.168.2.104
    <xp 1="" computer="">–----------<pf 1="" sense="">------------------<pf 2="" sense="">----------------XP computer 2>
                            vmnet3                              vmnet0                              vmnet4
    Every time i set it up it will not connect. Here is a copy of the System Log

    Jun 30 16:25:48 racoon: INFO: @(#)ipsec-tools 0.7.2 (http://ipsec-tools.sourceforge.net)
    Jun 30 16:25:48 racoon: INFO: @(#)This product linked OpenSSL 0.9.8e 23 Feb 2007 (http://www.openssl.org/)
    Jun 30 16:25:48 racoon: INFO: Reading configuration from "/var/etc/racoon.conf"
    Jun 30 16:25:48 racoon: [Self]: INFO: 192.168.1.1[500] used as isakmp port (fd=14)
    Jun 30 16:25:48 racoon: [Self]: INFO: 127.0.0.1[500] used as isakmp port (fd=15)
    Jun 30 16:25:48 racoon: [Self]: INFO: 10.1.1.140[500] used as isakmp port (fd=16)
    Jun 30 16:25:48 racoon: [Self]: INFO: 192.168.0.1[500] used as isakmp port (fd=17)
    Jun 30 16:25:48 racoon: INFO: unsupported PF_KEY message REGISTER
    Please help Me</pf></pf></xp>


  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    There is no real error in that log. There is also no connection attempt.

    If you try to ping 192.168.2.104 from 192.168.0.55 (or vice versa) then it will try to initiate the tunnel.


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