[Openswan Users] How to detect and repair broken tunnels?

Tuomo Soini tis at foobar.fi
Wed Mar 4 02:48:23 EST 2009

Michael Schwartzkopff wrote:
> Hi,
> we have two seperate tunnels to the same gateway on the other side. When I use 
> dtd I only can supervise and restart reliably one of these tunnels. The other 
> one is not check by dtd.

I think you mean dpd?

Are you running openswan-2.4.x? Implementation is slightly different in
2.4 and 2.6. 2.6 should be able to handle all tunnels to same endpoint.
2.4 dead peer detection has implementation issue causing it only to be
able to handle one tunnel properly.

Tuomo Soini <tis at foobar.fi>
Foobar Linux services
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