[Openswan Users] Stuck at IP address for OpenSwanRoadWarrioragainst SonicWall

Marius Schrecker marius at schrecker.org
Thu Sep 20 08:04:02 EDT 2007

>> Marius Schrecker wrote:
>>> What I can't do, and am having trouble finding documentation for, is to
>>> get an IP on the virtual network.
>> Depends on the configuration of the SonicWall. Does it use L2TP/IPsec,
>> DHCP-over-IPsec or ModeCfg for the virtual addresses?
>> For Linux as an L2TP/IPsec client see
>> http://www.jacco2.dds.nl/networking/linux-l2tp.html
>> For Modecfg, see man ipsec.conf.
>> I don't know if Openswan can be as a DHCP-over-IPsec client.
>> For use as a server, see:
>> http://www.strongsec.com/freeswan/dhcprelay/ipsec-dhcp-howto.html
>> Jacco
>> --
>> Jacco de Leeuw                         mailto:jacco2 at dds.nl
>> Zaandam, The Netherlands           http://www.jacco2.dds.nl
> Thanks!
>    I'm not sure what SonicWall uses by default for the Global VPN client,
> but I see that there's an option to enable a l2tp server.

Can I manually assign an IP address on the hidden virtual interface (would
be called ipsec0 if I could see it)? How can I communicate over the net if I have, say, a address on my physical left
side (openswan client) interface?


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