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My system is Gentoo 64bit, and is using systemd as the initialization system. After I migrated to systemd, I found there's not service to start ipsec. I tried to run /etc/init.d/ipsec, but it says it would only work with openrc.

What is the corresponding service to start ipsec?

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Assuming that the service file actually exists, you should be able to launch it with systemctl start ipsec. You'll need the appropriate USE flags for systemd as well, probably -- I'd suggest a systemd subprofile if you're not already using one.

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  • i have installed the package. but the challenge is the service is not exist. and i have not idea how to set up this service by manual. – David S. Dec 22 '13 at 5:12
  • @davidshen84 Which USE flags did you use when installing the ipsec-tools package? – Chris Down Dec 22 '13 at 5:12
  • I did not install the ipsec-tools package. On Gentoo, it is the openswan package that provides the ipsec service. At least it was... – David S. Dec 23 '13 at 0:21

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