[Openswan Users] Question regarding the possibility of using multiple ipsecX interfaces

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Nov 11 15:46:38 EST 2009

On Tue, 10 Nov 2009, John Donath wrote:

> How many ipsecX interfaces can be defined (when using KLIPS)?

As many as you want. I believe the default maximum is 64 (klips compile time option)

> Can I have multiple ipsecX interfaces bound to one physical Ethernet interface?

Only one. You can use old-style aliases to get more "physicial" interfaces though.
(eg ifconfig eth0:client10). This does not work with newstyle aliases (using the ip cmd)


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