[Openswan Users] dns via IPSEC tunnel

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Dec 8 01:29:04 EST 2010

On Tue, 7 Dec 2010, aurfalien at gmail.com wrote:

> I finally got Openswan 2.14 to work with Centos 5.5

That's not a valid version number. Did you mean 2.4.14 ?

> I know its older but the newer versions don't seem to run on Centos
> 5.5 even though I compiled from source.

openswan 2.6.x works fine on centos 5.5

> My last step is DNS, how can I get name resolution to work so that
> hosts via the IPSEC tunnel resolve w/o any special config in either my
> hosts or resolv.conf files.

Usually this is done by adding L2TP (eg using xl2tpd) on top of IPsec.

Another method is to use XAUTH with ModeConfig.


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