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SETKEY(8)		  BSD System Manager's Manual		     SETKEY(8)

     setkey — manually manipulate the IPsec SA/SP database

     setkey [-dv] -c
     setkey [-dv] -f filename
     setkey [-adPlv] -D
     setkey [-dPv] -F
     setkey [-h] -x

     setkey adds, updates, dumps, or flushes Security Association Database
     (SAD) entries as well as Security Policy Database (SPD) entries in the

     setkey takes a series of operations from the standard input (if invoked
     with -c) or the file named filename (if invoked with -f filename).

     -D	     Dump the SAD entries.  If with -P, the SPD entries are dumped.

     -F	     Flush the SAD entries.  If with -P, the SPD entries are flushed.

     -a	     setkey usually does not display dead SAD entries with -D.	If
	     with -a, the dead SAD entries will be displayed as well.  A dead
	     SAD entry means that it has been expired but remains because it
	     is referenced by SPD entries.

     -d	     Enable to print debugging messages for command parser, without
	     talking to kernel.	 It is not used usually.

     -x	     Loop forever and dump all the messages transmitted to PF_KEY
	     socket.  -xx makes each timestamps unformatted.

     -h	     Add hexadecimal dump on -x mode.

     -l	     Loop forever with short output on -D.

     -v	     Be verbose.  The program will dump messages exchanged on PF_KEY
	     socket, including messages sent from other processes to the ker‐

     Operations have the following grammar.  Note that lines starting with
     hashmarks ('#') are treated as comment lines.

     add src dst protocol spi [extensions] algorithm... ;
	     Add an SAD entry.

     get src dst protocol spi ;
	     Show an SAD entry.

     delete src dst protocol spi ;
	     Remove an SAD entry.

     deleteall src dst protocol ;
	     Remove all SAD entries that match the specification.

     flush [protocol] ;
	     Clear all SAD entries matched by the options.

     dump [protocol] ;
	     Dumps all SAD entries matched by the options.

     spdadd src_range dst_range upperspec policy ;
	     Add an SPD entry.

     spddelete src_range dst_range upperspec -P direction ;
	     Delete an SPD entry.

     spdflush ;
	     Clear all SPD entries.

     spddump ;
	     Dumps all SPD entries.

     Meta-arguments are as follows:

     dst     Source/destination of the secure communication is specified as
	     IPv4/v6 address.  setkey does not consult hostname-to-address for
	     arguments src and dst.  They must be in numeric form.

	     protocol is one of following:
	     esp	 ESP based on rfc2405
	     esp-old	 ESP based on rfc1827
	     ah		 AH based on rfc2402
	     ah-old	 AH based on rfc1826
	     ipcomp	 IPCOMP

     spi     Security Parameter Index (SPI) for the SAD and the SPD.  It must
	     be decimal number or hexadecimal number You cannot use the set of
	     SPI values in the range 0 through 255.  (with 0x attached).

	     takes some of the following:
	     -m mode	 Specify a security protocol mode for use.  mode is
			 one of following: transport, tunnel or any.  The
			 default value is any.
	     -r size	 Specify window size of bytes for replay prevention.
			 size must be decimal number in 32-bit word.  If size
			 is zero or not specified, replay check don't take
	     -u id	 Specify the identifier of the policy entry in SPD.
			 See policy.
	     -f pad_option
			 defines the content of the ESP padding.  pad_option
			 is one of following:
			 zero-pad    All of the padding are zero.
			 random-pad  A series of randomized values are set.
			 seq-pad     A series of sequential increasing numbers
				     started from 1 are set.
	     -f nocyclic-seq
			 Don't allow cyclic sequence number.
	     -lh time
	     -ls time	 Specify hard/soft life time duration of the SA.

	     -E ealgo key
			 Specify a encryption algorithm.
	     -A aalgo key
			 Specify a authentication algorithm.  If -A is used
			 with protocol esp, it will be treated as ESP payload
			 authentication algorithm.
	     -C calgo [-R]
			 Specify compression algorithm.	 If -R is not speci‐
			 fied with ipcomp line, the kernel will use well-known
			 IPComp CPI (compression parameter index) on IPComp
			 CPI field on packets, and spi field will be ignored.
			 spi field is only for kernel internal use in this
			 case.	If -R is used, the value on spi field will
			 appear on IPComp CPI field on outgoing packets.  spi
			 field needs to be smaller than 0x10000 in this case.

	     protocol esp accepts -E and -A.  protocol esp-old accepts -E
	     only.  protocol ah and ah-old accept -A only.  protocol ipcomp
	     accepts -C only.

	     key must be double-quoted character string or series of hexadeci‐
	     mal digits.

	     Possible values for ealgo, aalgo and calgo are specified in sepa‐
	     rate section.

	     These are selections of the secure communication specified as
	     IPv4/v6 address or IPv4/v6 address range, and it may accompany
	     TCP/UDP port specification.  This takes the following form:


	     prefixlen and port must be decimal number.	 The square bracket
	     around port is really necessary.  They are not manpage metachar‐

	     setkey does not consult hostname-to-address for arguments src and
	     dst.  They must be in numeric form.

	     Upper-layer protocol to be used.  You can use one of words in
	     /etc/protocols as upperspec.  Or icmp6, ip4, and any can be spec‐
	     ified.  any stands for “any protocol”.  Also you can use the pro‐
	     tocol number.

	     NOTE: upperspec does not work against forwarding case at this
	     moment, as it requires extra reassembly at forwarding node (not
	     implemented at this moment).  We have many protocols in
	     /etc/protocols, but protocols except of TCP, UDP and ICMP may not
	     be suitable to use with IPSec.  You have to consider and be care‐
	     ful to use them.  icmp tcp udp all protocols

     policy  policy is the one of following:


	     You must specify the direction of its policy as direction.
	     Either out or in are used.	 discard means the packet matching
	     indexes will be discarded.	 none means that IPsec operation will
	     not take place onto the packet.  ipsec means that IPsec operation
	     will take place onto the packet.  Either ah, esp or ipcomp is to
	     be set as protocol.  mode is either transport or tunnel.  If mode
	     is tunnel, you must specify the end-points addresses of the SA as
	     src and dst with ‘-’ between these addresses which is used to
	     specify the SA to use.  If mode is transport, both src and dst
	     can be omited.  level is to be one of the following: default,
	     use, require or unique.  If the SA is not available in every
	     level, the kernel will request getting SA to the key exchange
	     daemon.  default means the kernel consults to the system wide
	     default against protocol you specified, e.g. esp_trans_deflev
	     sysctl variable, when the kernel processes the packet.  use means
	     that the kernel use a SA if it's available, otherwise the kernel
	     keeps normal operation.  require means SA is required whenever
	     the kernel sends a packet matched with the policy.	 unique is the
	     same to require.  In addition, it allows the policy to bind with
	     the unique out-bound SA.  If you use the SA by manual keying, you
	     can put the decimal number as the policy identifier after unique
	     separated by colon ‘’ like the following; unique:number.  number
	     must be between 1 and 32767.  It corresponds to extensions -u.

	     Note that “discard” and “none” are not in the syntax described in
	     ipsec_set_policy(3).  There are little differences in the syntax.
	     See ipsec_set_policy(3) for detail.

     The following list shows the supported algorithms.	 protocol and
     algorithm are almost orthogonal.  Followings are the list of authentica‐
     tion algorithms that can be used as aalgo in -A aalgo of protocol parame‐

	   algorithm	   keylen (bits)   comment
	   hmac-md5	   128		   ah: rfc2403
			   128		   ah-old: rfc2085
	   hmac-sha1	   160		   ah: rfc2404
			   160		   ah-old: 128bit ICV (no document)
	   keyed-md5	   128		   ah: 96bit ICV (no document)
			   128		   ah-old: rfc1828
	   keyed-sha1	   160		   ah: 96bit ICV (no document)
			   160		   ah-old: 128bit ICV (no document)
	   null		   0 to 2048	   for debugging
	   hmac-sha2-256   256		   ah: 96bit ICV (no document)
			   256		   ah-old: 128bit ICV (no document)
	   hmac-sha2-384   384		   ah: 96bit ICV (no document)
			   384		   ah-old: 128bit ICV (no document)
	   hmac-sha2-512   512		   ah: 96bit ICV (no document)
			   512		   ah-old: 128bit ICV (no document)

     Followings are the list of encryption algorithms that can be used as
     ealgo in -E ealgo of protocol parameter:

	   algorithm	   keylen (bits)   comment
	   des-cbc	   64		   esp-old: rfc1829, esp: rfc2405
	   3des-cbc	   192		   rfc2451
	   simple	   0 to 2048	   rfc2410
	   blowfish-cbc	   40 to 448	   rfc2451
	   cast128-cbc	   40 to 128	   rfc2451
	   des-deriv	   64		   ipsec-ciph-des-derived-01 (expired)
	   3des-deriv	   192		   no document
	   rijndael-cbc	   128/192/256	   draft-ietf-ipsec-ciph-aes-cbc-00

     Followings are the list of compression algorithms that can be used as
     calgo in -C calgo of protocol parameter:

	   algorithm	   comment
	   deflate	   rfc2394
	   lzs		   rfc2395

     add     3ffe:501:4819::1 3ffe:501:481d::1 esp 123457
		     -E des-cbc "ESP SA!!" ;

     add     3ffe:501:4819::1 3ffe:501:481d::1 ah 123456
		     -A hmac-sha1 "AH SA configuration!" ;

     add esp 0x10001
		     -E des-cbc "ESP with"
		     -A hmac-md5 "authentication!!" ;

     get     3ffe:501:4819::1 3ffe:501:481d::1 ah 123456 ;

     flush ;

     dump esp ;

     spdadd[21][any] any
		     -P out ipsec esp/tunnel/ ;

     The command exits with 0 on success, and non-zero on errors.

     ipsec_set_policy(3), racoon(8), sysctl(8)

     The setkey command first appeared in WIDE Hydrangea IPv6 protocol stack
     kit.  The command was completely re-designed in June 1998.

BSD			       November 20, 2000			   BSD

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