[Openswan Users] Problems with RDP over IpSec

Gary W. Smith gary at primeexalia.com
Mon Apr 10 12:20:15 CEST 2006

Well, if you only have one client to do it on then it should be fine.
In our case we had a number of PPTP clients (ranging in the hundreds at
remote locations) and a few ipsec network at offsite locations in a few

For us it was a little more critical to fix a single unit, rather than
everything else.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Riley [mailto:jriley at dsbscience.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 10:49 AM
> To: Gary W. Smith; users at openswan.org
> Subject: Re: [Openswan Users] Problems with RDP over IpSec
> Gary W. Smith wrote:
> >Not to ask a really dumb question but did you restart the network
> >interface after changing it on the firewall?  If so did you use
> >ifup/down or ifconfig?  On our bridge ifup/down doesn't handle the
> >changes properly.
> >
> >
> >
> That's not a dumb question at all.  I used ifconfig to change the MTU
> the interface, but now that I think of it, I may not have restarted
> interface after every MTU change (I tried lowering it incrementally).
> Other than scaling issues, is there really a problem with it being set
> on the client?
> --
> John

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