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racoon-tool - program to manage the racoon(8) IPSEC IKE daemon.

RACOON-TOOL(8) System Manager's Manual RACOON-TOOL(8)

NAME

racoon-tool - program to manage the racoon(8) IPSEC IKE daemon.

SYNOPSIS

racoon-tool [-h] reload|restart|force-reload|start|stop
 
racoon-tool [-h] sadflush|spdflush|saddump|spddump
 
racoon-tool [-h] vpndown|vdown|vpnup|vup connection-name|all
 
racoon-tool [-h] vpnreload|vreload connection-name|all
 
racoon-tool [-h] vpnlist|vlist [connection-name|all]
 
racoon-tool [-h] vpnmenu|vmenu [connection-name-regexp]
 
racoon-tool [-h] racoonstart|racoonstop|rstart|rstop
 

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the racoon-tool command. racoon-tool(8) is a perl script that can be used to control the racoon(8) IKE daemon and the SPD database within the kernel via the setkey(8) command. Various operations that it can do are described below.
You can also optionally choose not to use it via reconfiguring the racoon package using dpkg-reconfigure(8).
 

OPTIONS

A summary of options are included below.
-h
Show summary of options.
 

COMMANDS

start
Start racoon(8), loading any needed modules, configuring the SPD, and generating a configuration from /etc/racoon/racoon-tool.conf (head) and following up with *.conf files from /etc/racoon/racoon-tool.conf.d/.
stop
Stop racoon(8) unloading any crypto/IPSEC modules, flushing the SAD and SPD.
reload
Regenerate configuration from /etc/racoon/racoon.conf, and /etc/racoon/racoon.conf.d/, HUP racoon(8) and reinitialise the SPD and SAD.
restart|force-reload
Perform a stop followed by a start
sadflush
Flush the SAD via setkey(8).
spdflush
Flush the SPD via setkey(8).
saddump|dump
Dump the SAD to screen via setkey(8), paginating via your pager.
spddump
Dump the SPD to screen via setkey(8), paginating via your pager.
vpnup|vup connection-name|all
Bring up the VPN connection(s).
vpndown|vdown connection-name|all
Take down the VPN connection(s).
vpnreload|vreload connection-name|all
Reload the VPN connection(s).
vpnlist|vlist [connection-name|all]
List the known VPN connections in /etc/racoon/racoon-tool.conf, etc. Can be used by a script or administrator to see if a VPN connection exists.
vpnmenu|vmenu [connection-name-regexp]
Start the VPN menu management mode. This displays the SPD, and you can shutdown VPNs from here. Latter on support will be added for checking status and reloading the chosen connection.
racoonstart|rstart
Start only the racoon(8) daemon.
racoonstop|rstop
Stop only the racoon(8) daemon.

FILES

/etc/racoon/racoon-tool.conf
- configuration file (head).
/etc/racoon/racoon-tool.conf.d
- configuration file segment directory read after the above.
/var/lib/racoon/racoon.conf
- generated racoon.conf

SEE ALSO

racoon(8), racoon.conf(5), setkey(8), racoon-tool.conf(5).
 

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Matthew Grant <matthewgrant5@gmail.com>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
 
 
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