[Openswan Users] WinXP w/FreeRadius routing problem

Jacco de Leeuw jacco2 at dds.nl
Mon May 8 15:16:53 CEST 2006

> On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 01:42:39PM +0200, Radek Antoniuk wrote:
>>The question is simple:
>>When using L2TP IPsec on WinXP, how to dynamically add routing to the 
>>ipsec network on the windows side after successful connection?
> Well, L2TP/IPSEC is really PPP over L2TP over IPSEC, so the question really
> boils down to: how do you add routes to the client end over a PPP session?
> Unfortunately, I'm not aware of any standard mechanism in PPP which can do
> this. IPCP will only negotiate a single IP address for each side.

Windows logon scripts, perhaps?

> So, the client side will either need to manually add routes to the desired
> destinations via the PPP interface (e.g. in a batch file), or else you could
> run a routing protocol like RIP or OSPF over the PPP link

I understand that XP Professional ships with a RIP Listener but I don't know
if it is any use.

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