[Openswan Users] both are NATed: xp vs vista

Marc Fisher m4fisher at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 07:50:35 EST 2009

I see you were able to connect NATed windows client to openswan with 
NETKEY, I've been trying to do this for weeks.
Could you please provide some details on how you managed to do this 
(preferably config)? Are you using certs or psk?

Eray Aslan wrote:
> Hi,
> We have a server connecting roadwarriors to HQ via openswan.  Server has
> 2 connections to outside world.  One connection is direct and the other
> is behind NAT.  Roadwarriors are almost always behind NAT.
> Vista clients can establish SA to both connections with no problems.  XP
> clients can only connect to the conn of the direct connection but not
> to the connection behind NAT.
> openswan 2.4.15 using netkey
> kernel 2.6.30
> Any pointers? To recap: XP cannot connect to server behind NAT but Vista
> can.
> Scheduling maintenance for trying 2.6.24rc2 is difficult but I can try
> if it is a known problem.

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