[Openswan Users] Openswan Tunnel down every 1-2 hours

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Apr 26 21:06:34 CEST 2006

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006, José Angel Blanco González wrote:

> Hi, I have a vpn tunnel established between an Openswan and a Cisco
> Concentrator. All is working ok.
> But every 1-2 hours the peer (Cisco) stops responding. If I restart ipsec
> (/etc/init.d/ipsec restart) all starts working again.
> Am I doing something wrong or maybe my peer??

Try setting a lower keylife= and/or ipseckeylife= so Openswan re-initiates
more often? Or find out why the Cisco stops responding....

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