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StrongSwan Module

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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Apr 29th 2014

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'echoes-strongswan', '0.1.0'
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bolt module add echoes-strongswan
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install echoes-strongswan --version 0.1.0

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Documentation

echoes/strongswan — version 0.1.0 Apr 29th 2014

####Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with strongswan
  4. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  5. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  6. Development - How to contribute to the module

##Overview

This module installs and configures a IPsec connection with pre-shared pass.

##Module Description

This module handles StrongSwan installation, configuration and services on Debian Systems.

##Setup

###What strongswan affects

  • strongswan configuration file :
    • /etc/ipsec.conf: IPsec configuration file.
    • /etc/ipsec.secret: Pre-shared pass.
  • strongswan service
  • strongswan package

###Beginning with strongswan

Each node just needs this minimal declaration :

    class { 'strongswan' :
      remote_public_ip        => <public_IP_of_remote_VPN_server>,
      host_public_ip          => <public_IP_of_local_server>,
      remote_private_network  => <private_network_address_of_remote_VPN_server>,
      host_private_network    => <private_network_address_of_local_server>,
      pass                    => <your_pass>
    }

##Reference

####remote_public_ip Public address of the remote vpn server Default : undef

####host_public_ip Public address of the local vpn server Default : undef

####remote_private_network Private network address of the remote vpn server Netmask needed : Example : 172.16.0.0/16 Default : undef

####host_private_network Private network address of the local vpn server Netmask needed : example : 192.168.56.0/24 Default : undef

####connection_name Name of the connection Default : myconn

####package Package name to install Default : system dependent (only Debian is supported)

####pass Pre shared pass Default : pass

##Limitations

This module only supports Debian systems.

##Development

Issues can be reported on github issues tracker