[Openswan Users] Cannot connect XP SP2 roadwarrior to server - any known issues?

Nate Carlson natecars at natecarlson.com
Thu Sep 16 16:47:56 CEST 2004

On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Marcus Blomenkamp wrote:
> i have serious problems connecting a client machine with fresh Windows 
> XP SP2 installation to my roaming server. My IPSec setup is without any 
> fancy features, just plain tunnels to roaming server with PSK 
> authentication, no NAT-T, no certs etc.


> Importing this snapshot into SP2 works fine. I can get a connection to 
> my roaming server as always, however no packets can trespass the created 
> tunnel. On server side nothing abnormal is visible - the only difference 
> is a notion of additional vendor tags ignored.

Have you tried disabling the SP2 firewall?

I have done tests with L2TP-over-IPsec with SP2 with the firewall turned 
on, and it worked fine, but that doesn't mean normal IPSec will also work 
fine.  :)

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