[Openswan Users] Windows 2000 RW behind a NAT Router

Jacco de Leeuw jacco2 at dds.nl
Wed Apr 13 12:06:52 CEST 2005

Ingo Bruell wrote:

> i have tried to connect a Windows 2000 Roadwarrior that is connected via
> a simple NATing router to the internet with a OpenSwan gateway that is
> directly connected to the internet.
> I always got messages like "INAVLID-INFORMATION" in the oakley.log.
> Direct connected Windows 2000 RW are working well.
> So my question: Is it possible to connect a Windows 2000 Roadwarrior
> from behind a NATing router to OpenSwan ?

Yes, that should work. Did you remember to install the NAT-T update
on Windows? See also: http://wiki.openswan.org/index.php/Win2K

You also need to use "nat_traversal=yes" and a proper virtual_private=

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