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Manual Reference Pages  -  IKEC (1)

NAME

ikec - Internet Key Exchange Connect

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Values
Files
Site Configruations
See Also
History

SYNOPSIS

ikec [-r name] [-u username] [-p password] [-a]

DESCRIPTION

The ikec command line application provides a simple interface for users to interact with iked(8) ( Shrew Soft IKE Daemon ). This interface allows a user to control an IPsec VPN Client connection with a remote gateway. The parameters used for the connection are described in a Site Configuration file ( see below ).

The options are as follows:
-r name
  Specify the Site Configuration name.
-u username
  Specify the Xauth username for the connection.
-p password
  Specify the Xauth password for the connection.
-a Automatically initiate the connection.

RETURN VALUES

The command exits with 0 on success, and non-zero on errors.

FILES

All user related configuration data is stored under the ~/.iked directory. Site Configuration files are stored under the ~/.iked/sites directory. Certificates and keys are are typically stored under the ~/.iked/certs directory. These directories are automatically created when the ikec application is run for the first time by a user.

SITE CONFIGRUATIONS

TODO : copy info from readme.

SEE ALSO

iked(8), ikec-qt(1), ikea-qt(1),

HISTORY

The ikec program was written by Matthew Grooms ( mgrooms@shrew.net ) as part of the Shrew Soft ( http://www.shrew.net ) family of IPsec products.
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