[Openswan Users] iPhone VPN Connection

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Jul 16 13:30:22 EDT 2008

On Wed, 16 Jul 2008, Chase Douglas wrote:

> Your setup will work when I'm at home, but at home I can have all the
> access I want anyways through simple routing.
> The problem with this approach comes when I want to VPN into my home
> openswan server from elsewhere. Say I'm at a starbucks and I'm using
> their connection and DNS servers. I can connect through VPN, but the
> starbucks DNS servers won't resolve my work hostnames. A way around
> that would be to set up a publicly available DNS server that I can use
> no matter what network I'm on, but my employer wouldn't be happy with
> a public DNS server for the company intranet, so that won't work.

If you use IPsec/L2TP, you get internal DNS servers via L2TP, and it
should all just work.


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