[Openswan Users] Ipsec service breaks when the windows connection are closed.

Jacco de Leeuw jacco2 at dds.nl
Sun Oct 10 12:11:53 CEST 2004

jffr wrote:

> I have a problem with a VPN (roadwarrior) connection between an
 > windows XP Porfessional and my firewall with vpn support.
> I have installed L2TP, Openswan (with IPSEC), kernel 2.4.20 in a debian SO.
> I create a connection with the vpn windows XP wizard then i configure it
 > with  a few options. I stablish the vpn tunnel without any problems,
 > in my windows i can launch an ssh console to a computer on my
 > private network.

So far so good.

> The problem is when i close this connection on windows,  the IPSEC service
 > running in my linux firewall server (ipsec setup start) goes down and every
 > connections to my sever are closed.

What connections do you mean here? When you close the SSH connection, all
IPsec connections (even from other clients) are closed down? Be specific.
Posting relevant parts from the logs would also help.

Jacco de Leeuw                         mailto:jacco2 at dds.nl
Zaandam, The Netherlands           http://www.jacco2.dds.nl

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