[Openswan dev] ikev2 transport mode issue

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Feb 17 14:51:26 EST 2010

On Wed, 17 Feb 2010, Avesh Agarwal wrote:

> If one sets "type=transport/tunnel" with ikev2, CHILD_SA always falls back to 
> tunnel mode, and ikev2 CHILD_SA are never set to transport mode.

> Based on this parapgraph, I am not sure whether this (ikev2 transport mode) 
> is not supported "intentionally", or is a "bug". Looking at the code (the 
> function "ikev2_parse_child_sa_body"), it seems that the transport mode has 
> not been taken care of, as the tunnel mode is set by default irrespective of 
> "type=transport/tunnel". Would appreciate your views on this.

It has not yet been properly implemented. It should be.

I'll file a bug report on this,


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