[Openswan Users] Leaving tunnels open (or down them after use)

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Dec 22 12:17:33 EST 2009

On Tue, 22 Dec 2009, Jobst Schmalenbach wrote:

> I have a tunnel between my work machine and home.
> The tunnel sits between two servers that are
> constantly on and constantly connected to the internet.
> Is there any advantage of changind the state of
> the tunnel when not in use (i.e. I am at work)?
> Or is it better to "down" the tunnel?

It costs no resources to leave it open. If you're comfortable with it,
just leave it open.


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