[Openswan Users] Natted L2TP client fails

Arun S arunhere at inbox.com
Thu Apr 27 22:24:43 CEST 2006

Hi Trevor,
 Yep. You are right. I too did the same mistake. With that conn section with "also=" prepended to the actual conn section, it worked finely as you said. Thank you.

Arun S.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tbenson at a-1networks.com
> Sent: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 09:06:02 -0700
> To: arunhere at inbox.com
> Subject: RE: [Openswan Users] Natted L2TP client fails
> On Wednesday, April 26, 2006 Arun wrote:
> <SNIP>
>>  The actual reason for the failure of Natted L2TP client connection
> is,
>> "also=" doesn't seem to work properly on v2.4.5. The connection
> specified
>> with "also=" didn't get added to the IPsec connections stack (which
> was
>> verified by using "ipsec auto --status"). By removing that "also=" and
> by
>> re-writing the parameters, it worked :)
>  Are you sure you didn't make the same mistake I was by glossing over
> the man page and missing the portion on how also= works?  That is
> exactly what happens when you mix up the order, it wont add.  Have you
> tried a manual ipsec auto --up $sitename?  My bet is you will see an
> error that the site in the also= line is not a valid connection.
> Trevor

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