[Openswan Users] Creating Win XP vpn connection

Jacco de Leeuw jacco2 at dds.nl
Mon May 15 18:36:47 CEST 2006

Peter wrote:

> Windows says the connection is up and a little icon appears in the
> corner.
> When I view the connection properties it gives me the sort of info
> I was expecting. The ip address shown is the secure one but I can't
> ping it. Should I be able to?

Yes, you should always be able to ping IP addresses, unless you
are specifically firewalling them. Are you? Is there anthing in your
logs? Can you check with a network sniffer where those ICMP packets
are going?

> Also I can still ping the =22normal=22
> ip addr of the Linux server. I am not sure that is right.

This is normal. Packets to all other IP address should be routed
through the VPN.

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