EdgeRouter - Dynamic Site-to-Site IPsec VPN using FQDNs
IPSEC VPN with pre-shared key not working under Windows 10 username admin privilege 15 secret 5
Step 2: Configure Pre-Shared Key on IPSec Peers. We have three methods of device authentication, Pre-Shared Key, RSA and Digital Certificates. Pre-Shared Key is the simplest among the three to set-up. The term Pre-Shared Key means a common key pre configured on both IPSec peers. We use Pre-Shared keys only if we have small number of IPSec devices.
Configuring IPsec VPN Server – GFI Support A preshared key (PSK, shared secret). An SSL certificate. Configuring IPsec VPN server with a preshared key. Note: The preshared key is a shared password for all users using an IPsec VPN. In the administration interface, go to Interfaces. Double-click on VPN Server. In the VPN Server Properties dialog box, check Enable IPsec VPN Server. VPN Tutorials: Example 1 - Preshared Key Authentication
My university provides a VPN service to gain access to internal services to all members. They are apparently using an L2TP/IPsec solution by Cisco. I'm able to connect just fine, but I'm a bit worrying about the security: In the configuration manual for various operating systems, they mention the "IPsec shared secret" in plaintext.
Jun 24, 2010