[Openswan Users] Connection not coming up automatically

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Jul 3 19:41:47 CEST 2006

On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, Marco Berizzi wrote:

> Paul Wouters wrote:
> > On Tue, 27 Jun 2006, Andy wrote:
> >
> > > > It prevents your box from going down with a trivial DDOS attack when
> > > > Aggressive Mode is used.
> Setting USE_AGGRESSIVE?=false in Makefile.inc will prevent
> this kind of DDOS?

That is not needed if you do not have any aggressive mode connections
defined, since it will just not even start with a DH calculation.

It is the people who NEED aggressive mode that need this protection.

And of course, people using hardware accelerators will profit greatly from
using async crypto operations.

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