[Openswan Users] Host to net VPN question

Jacco de Leeuw jacco2 at dds.nl
Wed Mar 30 01:26:02 CEST 2005

Glenn MacGregor wrote:

> I have been looking around for a week or so on how to create a host-to-net VPN
> connection from a windows XP box to an openswan box.
> Forgive me but I very confused. I can make the connection from the winxp box
> using the free ipsec tool. I can ping the internal interface of the vpn box but
> can get no futher. 

This is a normal configuration so it should work. Did you follow Nate
Carlson's howto to the letter?

> What is the prefered method to handle this connection? Is it to use l2tp or can
> I do something with iptables using NAT or something.

L2TP is *not* required.

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