[Openswan Users] multiple tunnels between two GateWays

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Jul 31 12:51:12 EDT 2007

On Tue, 31 Jul 2007, Paul Whelan wrote:

> i was reading performance about freeswan
> http://www.freeswan.org/freeswan_trees/freeswan-1.99/doc/performance.html

Ahh, those are very old numbers....

> which would follow on to openswan would it? I need to open as much tunnels as
> i can, will i need a different ip for each tunnel? can i just change the
> encryption method or something minor so it'll be a different tunnel than
> another one?

If you only care about meassuring phase-2,eg IPsec packet sending, and not
really about phase1 (IKE), then sure, you can add multiple tunnels by
just copying a conn definition, renaming it and setting an esp= line.


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