[Openswan Users] MTU issues in Hub and Spoke config
peter at farrows.org
Thu Aug 17 17:25:11 EDT 2006
Windows XP desktops don't seem to need it,
I set it on all the IPSEC Linux boxes running openswan on 2.6 kernels,
and all servers (linux and windows 2003) in my organisation, on 2003
server etc it can be set in the group policy if needed, but I found that
XP workstations didn't need it.
Jeremy Mann wrote:
> would route MTU's solve it, or are you saying I need to set all my
> interface MTUs to 1492?(over 300 desktops between the two sites)
> Peter Farrow wrote:
> > MTU problems are prolific, I set all my MTUs to 1492 on all
> > interfaces to fix this problem at all sites.
> > Additionally Windows 2003 server has an MTU bug as well
> > *MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from
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> > so you need to force the MTU setting on your 2003 servers if you have
> > any...
> > Doing this fixed it for me even though its a total PITA
> > P.
> > Jeremy Mann wrote:
> >> I have a HUB-SPOKE arrangment, and whenever one spoke site
> wants to
> >> get to another, I get MTU issues. They have none reaching the HUB
> >> server.
> >> Any clues how I can debug this? Even adding a MTU to each individual
> >> route doesn't help matters. It looks like somewhere around 1450 the
> >> fragmentation occurs.
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