[Openswan Users] disconnect and routing table

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Jul 13 05:36:22 CEST 2006

On Wed, 12 Jul 2006, Chris Haumesser wrote:

> I'm running openswan-2.4.5 with a kernel.  Things have
> definitely improved for me since downgrading to 2.6.12.
> However, now I have a new problem.  Running l2tp for Windows/Mac
> roadwarriors.  If the connection sits idle for a certain period of time,
> l2tp disconnects, and the ipsec connection subsequently goes down.
> However, even after ipsec and l2tp have dropped the connection, there
> remains a static route in the routing table for the client's ip address
> to ipsec0.
> This makes it impossible for the same client to reconnect.  On
> subsequent connection attempts, reply packets are routed to the ipsec0
> interface, when they need to be going out the default gateway.

Have you done any custom updown scripts? Any strange network settings or
out of the ordinary?


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