43.7.5. IPsec Installation

43.7.5. IPsec Installation

Implementing IPsec requires that the ipsec-tools RPM package be installed on all IPsec hosts (if using a host-to-host configuration) or routers (if using a network-to-network configuration). The RPM package contains essential libraries, daemons, and configuration files for setting up the IPsec connection, including:

To configure IPsec on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, you can use the Network Administration Tool, or manually edit the networking and IPsec configuration files.


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