Help! XP using 3DES?

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I'm using the pointers on this web page

http://megaz.arbuz.com/2005/01/28/linux-vpn-guide/3 /

to allow a client to make a VPN connection to me. I'm a newbie to OpenS/WAN,
  but this page is pretty straightforward.

I've set everything up but get "OAKLEY_DES_CBC is not supported.  Attribute
OAKLEY_ENCRYPTION_ALGORITHM" when I try to log in.

I understand that Microsoft BrokenWindows(tm) XP often falls back to (or
primarily uses??) DES when you try to make a VPN connection. Is there any
way to force it to use 3DES instead?

My goal ONLY require the client to go through the "New Network Connection"
wizard on his Win2003 server, in order to connect to me... and if I can't
reach that goal, I want to get as close as possible. I'm hoping I can get
BrokenWindows to use an algorithm stronger than DES, one that OpenS/WAN
won't refuse to use. I'll use a third-party VPN client if necessary but
would prefer not to.

The computers that need the VPN are the client's Win2k3 server and my laptop
running XP Home Edition.

Thanks,
   Steve

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Re: Help! XP using 3DES?
Use the mmc to create the ipsec connection.  It supports 3des.  
The link below is to a linux site,
but the XP setup is the same.

http://www.linuxadvice.org/articles/4.php

Re: Help! XP using 3DES?
Joe Beasley wrote:
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I guess I'll try that. That's really not what I was looking for.
Non-technical people have to be able to set this up.

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