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RACOON

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NAME

racoon - IKE (ISAKMP/Oakley) key management daemon  

SYNOPSIS

racoon -words [-46BdFLv -words ] [-f configfile ] -words [-l logfile ] -words [-P isakmp-natt-port ] -words [-p isakmp-port ]  

DESCRIPTION

racoon speaks the IKE (ISAKMP/Oakley) key management protocol, to establish security associations with other hosts. The SPD (Security Policy Database) in the kernel usually triggers . racoon usually sends all informational messages, warnings and error messages to syslogd(8) with the facility LOG_DAEMON and the priority LOG_INFO Debugging messages are sent with the priority LOG_DEBUG You should configure syslog.conf5 appropriately to see these messages.

-4
-6
Specify the default address family for the sockets.
-B
Install SA(s) from the file which is specified in racoon.conf5.
-d
Increase the debug level. Multiple -d arguments will increase the debug level even more.
-F
Run racoon in the foreground.
-f configfile
Use configfile as the configuration file instead of the default.
-L
Include file_name:line_number:function_name in all messages.
-l logfile
Use logfile as the logging file instead of syslogd(8).
-P isakmp-natt-port
Use isakmp-natt-port for NAT-Traversal port-floating. The default is 4500.
-p isakmp-port
Listen to the ISAKMP key exchange on port isakmp-port instead of the default port number, 500.
-v
This flag causes the packet dump be more verbose, with higher debugging level.

racoon assumes the presence of the kernel random number device rnd(4) at /dev/urandom  

RETURN VALUES

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

FILES

/etc/racoon.conf
default configuration file.

 

SEE ALSO

ipsec(4), racoon.conf5, syslog.conf5, setkey(8), syslogd(8)  

HISTORY

The racoon command first appeared in the ``YIPS'' Yokogawa IPsec implementation.  

SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS

The use of IKE phase 1 aggressive mode is not recommended, as described in http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/886601


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
FILES
SEE ALSO
HISTORY
SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS

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