[Openswan Users] Vista Rekeying solution available yet?

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Jun 11 09:18:28 EDT 2008

> In previous email (http://lists.openswan.org/pipermail/dev/2007-October/001683.html), Paul answered to somebody who had an identical issue :
> "> Initialising the connection works fine but the Vista client gets
> > disconnected after one hour. It seems as if something during
> > the rekey attempt goes wrong.
> Correct. I've notified Microsoft of this issue. You are not the fist to encounter this. It seems their rekeying code contains a bug where it
> tries to negotiate a "new" connection for the current one."

That seems to describe bug 888, not bug 867.

A workaround for bug 888 is to ignore incoming delete SA requests, and just let
openswan delete the old SA's.


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