[Openswan Users] routing to subnet behind openswan gw

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu May 4 17:56:16 CEST 2006

On Thu, 4 May 2006, Freight Car wrote:

> i have a problem with seting up openswan vpn. i tried few different
> configurations and still stuck at "negotiating ip security"
> I tried NAT network, routed and no luck.

probably a misconfiguration. What are you attempting to setup?

> I have a debian linux gateway and want to connect to it from xp clients. I
> using ipsec tool from http://vpn.ebootis.de/

try lsipsectool from sourceforge instead. ipsec.exe is really old and does not
work on all XP SP2 machines.

> my question is do i need to setup a route to (private) network behind the
> gateway? or the route is added automatically?

You should not need to do any manual routing.

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