program communicates using the IKE protocol ( RFC 2409 ) to provide
automatic keying for an IPsec capable host. The daemon communicates with the
host os via PF_KEY ( RFC 2367 ) to obtain the local policy configuration and
to receive key aquisition requests. The daemon is also capable of acting as
a client or client gateway and can create appropriate IPsec policy entries
on bahalf of the host or peer to faclilitate remote access IPsec VPN
connectivity. For more informaiton, please see the
The options are as follows:
Specify an alternate configuration file.
Specify a log output file.
Specify debug output level between 0-6.
Run the program as a foreground application.
The command exits with 0 on success, and non-zero on errors.