[Openswan Users] 10 minute timeouts?

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Dec 15 12:51:54 CET 2004

On Wed, 15 Dec 2004, Matthew Claridge wrote:

> We've been running a script which sends a message through the vpn to an http server at the other end every second. The
> replky is received almost immediately. However, every ten minutes, for a period of 3 seconds, the messages get lost,
> presumably within the vpn somewhere.
> We haven't narrowed down which end they're being lost at yet, although we have tcpdump traces to look at, but does anyone
> know of any 10minute timeouts ot something similar which might explain this? We're at a loss to explain this and would
> appreciate any ideas...

Check the logfiles. Are you rekeying every 10 minutes?

Are you using KLIPS or NETKEY? This might be a packet caching issue.

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