[Openswan Users] Re-start connection after connection loss

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Feb 10 10:33:36 EST 2009

On Tue, 10 Feb 2009, Michael Schwartzkopff wrote:

> I want to make my OpenSWAN to restart the connection after a failure occured.
> My I put my connection to auto=start. But this does not seem to help. I also
> tried to use dpdaction=hold. No restart also.
> kyingtries in not set. So it should be default (0).
> Is there a timeout (rekey, keylife ?) when openswan tries to reconnect to the
> other gateway?
> Does dpdaction=hold prohibit this?

You should use dpdaction=restart


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