[Openswan Users] Unauthorized remote IP address

Jax cybercorecentre at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 07:05:20 EDT 2007

Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Mar 2007, Jax wrote:
>>>>>> pppd[27766]: local  IP address
>>>>>> pppd[27766]: remote IP address
>>>>>> pppd[27766]: Script /etc/ppp/ip-up started (pid 5314)
>>>>>> pppd[27766]: rcvd [IPCP TermReq id=0x2 "Unauthorized remote IP
>>>>>> address"]
>>>> Ok I forget to tell you that the machine has a lan address.
>>>> The is the other side (vpn server). As I told you before I
>>>> use this box for _client_ which connects to an external server.
>>> Sorry, are you saying that the above comes from the server log?
>>> The server is running Linux/Openswan too? Then we'd have to take
>>> a look at the server's l2tpd.conf and chap-secrets.
>> I don't know what is running on the server and I don't have any kind of
>> access to that server. I guess the solution is to force pppd for not use
>> the local ip rather a
>>> Jacco
>> Jax
> no. the solution is to NOT specify an IP and let the server give you one,
> eg use:
> ipcp-accept-local
> ipcp-accept-remote
I pasted all of my config files before, including options.l2tp client 
and these options are in, although I tried to comment them out does not 

I guess the remote server is l2tpd too:
l2tpd[19369]: vendor_avp: peer reports vendor 'l2tpd.org'

> See the example configs in openswan-2/testing/pluto/l2tp-01 (on openswan 2.5.x or higher,
> 2.4.x doesnt not have that testcase)
> Paul


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