[Openswan Users] OpenSWAN Stability Questions

Tuomo Soini tis at foobar.fi
Sun Aug 9 03:54:08 EDT 2009

Diego Rivera wrote:
> Hello, everyone.
> I've been experiencing some very strange stability issues where the
> tunnels will appear to still be up (as per ipsec auto status), but no
> traffic will flow through the tunnels.  Tearing them down and then
> bringing them back up solves the issue temporarily.  The problem isn't
> just that it does this, but that sometimes the tunnels will be very
> stable for hours on end - and all of a sudden fail for no apparent
> reason.  Both ends are OpenSWAN 2.6.9, and configured identically:

Nobody should be using openswan 2.6.09. Upgrade immidiately to 2.6.22
which has several important bug fixes and several critical security fixes.

Tuomo Soini <tis at foobar.fi>
Foobar Linux services
+358 40 5240030
Foobar Oy <http://foobar.fi/>

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