[Openswan Users] Openswan on EC2 - Resolving IP confusions

Neal Murphy neal.p.murphy at alum.wpi.edu
Thu Dec 23 18:13:24 EST 2010

On Thursday 23 December 2010 13:38:40 Hammad wrote:
> Hi Piavlo,
> Its a virtual interface. I created with;
> ifconfig eth0:0 ** netmask broadcast
> I have already used this scheme with OpenSWAN and virtual interface created
> this way. But in that case, my public IP was on interface eth0. But here on
> EC2, I see a new IP

That's a private IP address. You seem to have a NAT device in there. Have you 
taken the necessary steps to 'work around' the NAT? Or are you expecting to 
use a publicly routable IP address?


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