[Openswan Users] Multiple WAN interface creates problem in LAN access

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Apr 18 14:07:28 EDT 2007

On Tue, 17 Apr 2007, Utkarsh Shah wrote:

> I am using openswan 2.4.5 on redhat linux 2.6.16.
> I have 2 wan connectivity (eth1 & eth2).
> When I try to make a connection on any interface it gets established
> successfully but when I connect to 2nd inteface(eth2) unable to access
> LAN, packets are coming on wrong interface. ie instead of ipsec1 it
> comes on ipsec0.

I have heard more reports saying this.....

> Can any one help me to understand "mode config" and can we implement
> DHCP over IPSec ??

Upgrade to openswan 2.4.7 and read the man page for ipsec.conf to find
out about all the xauth and modeconfig options. But it is probably
easier to get openswan+xl2tpd working and do a native l2tp connection
to get IP's assigned to your roadwarriros from your internal network.


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