[Openswan Users] Several connections with same public IP

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Mar 17 14:14:15 CET 2006

On Fri, 17 Mar 2006, Gwénaël ROUILLEC wrote:

> As it's included in l2tpns, i had forgotten that ppp was distinct of l2tpd
> and now xl2tpd.
> I don't want to replace the openswan/l2tpns server, I want to make a tunnel
> between it and a Soho router on sites where there is several potential
> simultaneous users. I'd like this router connect to my VPN server like a
> roadwarrior with a x509 certificate and a l2tp account associated with an IP
> to make routing and filtering.

You can use ppp with eap using the X.509 certs with ppp.

The other alternative is to port the changes in xl2tpd to l2tpd.

Without this code, there is no way that multiple users behind the same NAT,
or multiple users on the same NAT'ed IP behind different routers will work.
It is simple missing the SA references to distinguish the connections.


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