[openstack-dev] [Neutron][VPNaaS] Supporting OpenSwan or StrongSwan or Both?

Salvatore Orlando sorlando at nicira.com
Mon Aug 19 22:20:10 UTC 2013

As I said during the meeting, I am happy to support both as long as the
code churn is reasonably contained and the chances of strongswan support
introducing bugs into openswan driver are negligible.

Openswan should be the default solution, in muy opinion.


On 20 August 2013 00:15, Nachi Ueno <nachi at ntti3.com> wrote:

> Hi folks
> I would like to discuss whether supporting OpenSwan or StrongSwan or Both
> for
> ipsec driver?
> We choose StrongSwan because of the community is active and plenty of docs.
> However It looks like RHEL is only supporting OpenSwan.
> so we should choose
> (A) Support StrongSwan
> (B) Support OpenSwan
> (C) Support both
>    (C-1) Make StrongSwan default
>    (C-2) Make OpenSwan default
> Actually, I'm working on C-2.
> The patch is still WIP https://review.openstack.org/#/c/42264/
> Besides the patch is small, supporting two driver may burden
> in H3 including docs or additional help.
> IMO, this is also a valid comment.
> Best
> Nachi
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