[Openswan Users] subnet-to-subnet VPN, doesn't route how I want

Simon Detheridge simon at widgit.com
Mon Nov 12 05:29:13 EST 2007

Quoting Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com>:

> On Sun, 11 Nov 2007, Simon Detheridge wrote:
>> The connection works fine, apart from one thing. All the machines on
>> my local network can ping machines on the remote network, with the
>> exception of the server itself. If I try ping, I get no
>> replies back. However, if I do a ping -I, forcing
>> 'ping' to bind to the LAN address (instead of the internet address, I
>> guess) it works.
> leftsourceip-

Thankyou, that's exactly what I want. It works. Couldn't find it in  
'man ipsec.conf' for some reason.

Quoting Chris Patch <chrispatch at intrstar.net>:

> On a Sonicwall you can set up a second subnet for the same tunnel.  I
> had to do this once, it works.  I think the button you are after is "add
> subnet" or a"dd network"
> On the openswan side you just make to tunnels.

I couldn't find this button on my Sonicwall, but the leftsourceip  
directive works fine for me.


Simon Detheridge
SEN Developer, Widgit Software

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