[Openswan dev] [Openswan Users] Openswan start=auto does not work

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Nov 26 15:40:29 EST 2009

On Thu, 26 Nov 2009, Sergio Monti wrote:

> I’ve configured a tunnel with openswan with the option start=auto on
> Fedora 11.
> However, when the linux box starts, ipsec service is started OK but the
> tunnel state remains down (ipsec status shows it down)
> If I execute “ipsec restart” the tunnel goes up immediately

Can you run with these options and reboot and show us the logfile?


they go into ipsec.conf in the "config setup" section.

I assume this is a machine with ethernet, and not with some kind of
dynamic connection (eg wifi via network-manager?)


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