[Openswan Users] OpenSwan and high availability
lcaron at unix-scripts.info
Tue Mar 28 14:21:20 CEST 2006
I was wondering about the best way to achieve the following goal:
- Have a high availability VPN.
Here is my setup
2 different locations connected through an openswan on the gateway of
The gateway of each site has 2 different internet connections, allowing
us to have one connection down without too much trouble.
What I'd like to do basically is to achieve the same goal even if a
server goes down.
Since i have 2 servers hooked to the internet on each location, this
won't be a problem.
The most "obvious" way would be to use heartbeat to detect if a node is
I'm wondering if it is possible (and how) to achieve the same goal only
using openswan, by having two active tunnels at the same time for example.
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