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The FireBrick manual goes into some detail on configuring IPsec. These pages below contain specific examples for a simple scenario where you have one or more clients devices - iPhones iPads, Android phones/tablets or Windows machines, and a FireBrick in your home or office, and you would like to VPN (using IPsec) to the FireBrick and have an IP address on your LAN.

First Create certificates:

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Certificates

First: Create the required 'CA' and 'Server' Certificates, and upload them to your FireBrick. Using Let's Encrypt is easy

Second: Create the FireBrick config:

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FireBrick config

Second: Upload the Configure the FireBrick with IKE, EAP Users, and roaming pools of addresses! (easier than it sounds!)

Third: Configure your device:

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iPhone & iPad iOS8

Creating a VPN profile for Apple iPhones and Apple iPads to connect to your FireBrick

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iPhone & iPad iOS9

Creating a VPN connection for Apple iPhones and Apple iPads running iOS 9 to connect to your FireBrick

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Apple Desktops & Laptops

Using Strongswan on Apple OS X computers, eg Macbook & Air laptops, iMac, Mini etc to connect to your FireBrick

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Android

Using Strongswan on Android phones and tablets to connect to your FireBrick

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Windows 7

Using the built in VPN features of Windows 7 to connect to your FireBrick

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Windows 10

Using the built in VPN features of Windows 10 to connect to your FireBrick

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strongSwan (Debian et al)

Using strongSwan on Debain (or other distros) to connect to your FireBrick

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strongSwan via Network Manager (Fedora)

Using strongSwan via the Network Manager GUI in CentOS/Fedora etc