The Shrew Soft VPN Client is a free IPsec VPN Client for FreeBSD, NetBSD,
Linux and Windows operating systems. This product can be used to communicate
with Open Source VPN servers (e.g. ipsec-tools) as well as some commercial
This package provides the connection manager program, which allows one
to create, manage and use VPN connections.
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: