[Openswan Users] the problem of openswan-2.6.23dr1

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Aug 21 09:57:36 EDT 2009

On Fri, 21 Aug 2009, weiruyao wrote:

> >This is a networking issue, not an openswan issue? Without openswan
> >running on either end, can you ping if that works, can
> >you do "ipsec ikeping" ?
> >
> Withour openswan running on either end ,I can ping,but can't ipsec ikeping
> / $ ipsec ikeping
> Sending packet to
> 1 packets sent, 0 packets received. 100% packet loss
> Only after I start openswan in both end ,ipsec ikeping success:
> / $ ipsec ikeping
> v4 bind: Address already in use
> Is it normall??

You would need to run openswan on one end, and stop it on the end you are
trying ipsec ikeping from.

Once our GSoC livetest code has been merged into openswan, this is all
automated for you and you should be able to use "ipsec livetest" to test
your local network/firewall/mtu settings.


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