[Openswan Users] DHCP over IPSec

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Sep 23 13:06:27 EDT 2009

On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, Iker Etxebarria wrote:

> Does Openswan support DHCP over IPSec?

Not really. It never became a standard. There are some hacks but nothing
guaranteeing any kind of interop.

> If the answer is NO, how can I configure my IPSec client to use a fixed IP address of the network I want to connect?

IPsec+L2TP and using pppd to assign a static ip /etc/ppp/chap-secrets


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