[Openswan Users] Hi a problem about disconnection

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Dec 27 10:35:52 EST 2010

On Mon, 27 Dec 2010, Spacelee wrote:

> my system : xl2tp + openswan + ppp + freeradius + mysql 
> I set simultaneous-use = 1 for a test account in freeradius to limit the online of one account at the same time.
> my problem is when my WiFi or Mac OS shutdown suddenly, there is no time for client to send disconnect signal to the server, so that server will still
> think the client is online, when the account try to log in next time, it will meet authentication problem, as server thought it's already online.

This should work without problems. Perhaps you are using an old version of openswan?

> My question is in openswan or xl2tp, is there any configuration could reach this same effect? 

You could enable DPD (see man ipsec.conf) might I'm not sure if OSX supports them.


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