Manpage of IPSEC
Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 7 Nov 1999
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ipsec - invoke IPSEC utilities
command [ argument ...]
invokes any of several utilities involved in controlling the IPSEC
running the specified
with the specified
as if it had been invoked directly.
This largely eliminates possible name collisions with other software,
and also permits some centralized services.
supplies the invoked
with a suitable PATH environment variable,
and also provides an IPSECDIR environment variable containing
the full pathname of the directory where the IPSEC utilities are stored.
lists the available commands.
Most have their own manual pages, e.g.
supplies the version number of Linux FreeS/WAN,
and its copyright details.
/usr/local/lib/ipsec utilities directory (default location)
Written for the Linux FreeS/WAN project
by Henry Spencer.
The provision of centralized services,
does compromise the original concept of making the utilities
invocable directly as well as via
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Time: 02:46:46 GMT, July 02, 2000