[Openswan Users] Stuck at IP address forOpenSwanRoadWarrioragainst SonicWall

Marius Schrecker marius at schrecker.org
Thu Sep 20 09:33:43 EDT 2007

> Marius Schrecker wrote:
>> I'm not sure what SonicWall uses by default for the Global VPN client,
> You have to find out which method is used and, if Sonicwall supports
> multiple
> methods, which one you prefer for your Linux client.
>> Can I manually assign an IP address on the hidden virtual interface
>> (would
>> be called ipsec0 if I could see it)?
> There is no hidden virtual interface. Only if you use L2TP/IPsec there
> will
> be a new ppp0 interface but it's not hidden. For the other two methods
> packets are automatically encrypted if they are sent to the remote subnet.
> You can perhaps manually assign a virtual IP address with e.g.
> 'leftsubnet=' in your client configuration but all three
> methods
> are automatic so they might assign you a completely different virtual
> IP address from the range.
> Jacco
> --
Thanks! Will try installing l2tp tonight

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