|RACOON(8)||System Manager's Manual||RACOON(8)|
racoon — IKE
(ISAKMP/Oakley) key management daemon
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
LOG_DEBUG. You should configure
syslog.conf(5) appropriately to see these messages.
- Specify the default address family for the sockets.
- Install SA(s) from the file which is specified in racoon.conf(5).
- Increase the debug level. Multiple
-darguments will increase the debug level even more.
racoonin the foreground.
- Use configfile as the configuration file instead of the default.
- Include file_name:line_number:function_name in all messages.
- Use logfile as the logging file instead of syslogd(8).
- Use isakmp-natt-port for NAT-Traversal port-floating. The default is 4500.
- Listen to the ISAKMP key exchange on port isakmp-port instead of the default port number, 500.
- Print racoon version and compilation options and exit.
- 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
The command exits with 0 on success, and non-zero on errors.
- default configuration file.
racoon command first appeared in the
“YIPS” Yokogawa IPsec implementation.
The use of IKE phase 1 aggressive mode is not recommended, as described in http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/886601.
|January 23, 2009||Debian|