[Openswan Users] Connection not coming up automatically

Jaroslaw Zdrzalek zdrzalek at silpion.de
Fri Oct 22 23:36:54 CEST 2004

Am Freitag, 22. Oktober 2004 21:40 schrieb Greg Dickinson:
> Hello,
> I am a relative newbie to OpenSwan.  I have a VPN connection between 2
> boxes on the internet, which has 2 net-net tunnels defined.  Because the
> public address changes frequently, I have a cron job to do a "service
> ipsec restart" every 30 minutes to reinitialize the tunnels.  When
> OpenSwan restarts, it will only bring up the first tunnel listed in the
> config file, even though /var/log/messages says it can't.  It never even
> attempts the second tunnel, but if I manually do a "ipsec auto --up
> famcourtnet-selnet" it works until the enxt time the cron job runs.
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I have had similar probs.
the solution is to tell pluto not to bring up all tunnels at once up.

in config setup


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