[Openswan Users] Why binding to all interfaces?

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Oct 15 22:18:35 EDT 2008

On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, OCG Technical Support wrote:

> My ipsec.conf has:
> interfaces=%defaultroute

> So why does my log show IPsec trying to bind to all interfaces?

pluto always binds to all interfaces. Perhaps in the future that will
change. But there is no real harm on it. You can't get far without
doing successfull crypto.

On a side note, the ppp device that the default route might go to,
does not always exist when openswan starts.


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