control flows for IPsec
utility controls flows that determine
which packets are to be processed by IPsec. It allows ruleset configuration,
and retrieval of status information from the kernel's SPD (Security Policy
Database) and SAD (Security Association Database). It also can control
establish tunnels using automatic keying with
ruleset grammar is described in
The options are as follows:
- Define macro to be set to
value on the command line. Overrides the
definition of macro in the ruleset.
- When the -d option is set,
specified flows will be deleted from the SPD. Otherwise,
ipsecctl will add flows.
- The -F option flushes the SPD
and the SAD.
- Load the rules contained in
- If given, the -i option
specifies an alternate FIFO instead of
/var/run/isakmpd.fifo, used to talk to
- Show secret keying material when printing the active SAD
- Continuously display all
PF_KEY messages exchanged with the
- Do not actually load rules, just parse them.
- Show the kernel's databases, specified by
modifier (may be abbreviated):
- Show the ruleset loaded into the SPD.
- Show the active SAD entries.
- Show all of the above.
- Produce more verbose output. A second use of
-v will produce even more verbose
program first appeared in