[Openswan Users] OpenS/WAN high availability

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Jan 17 09:46:35 EST 2008

On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Benny Amorsen wrote:

> >> Is there any possibility inside openswan to configure state syncronisation /
> >> tunnel credentials syncronisation between the two knodes of a cluster?
> > That is currently not implemented.
> A different way of doing it would be to keep tunnels open permanently
> to both VPN servers. You could then switch instantly between the
> tunnels and even load balance if you wanted. I don't think openswan
> likes adding the same route for two different tunnels though.
> The closest you can get with current software is to do GRE (or some
> other tunnel protocol) over IPSEC. You can run dynamic routing on
> top of that.

Yes, see http://www.xelerance.com/talks/lk2003/

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