[Openswan Users] Problem connecting with a Linux client

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Oct 18 09:51:32 EDT 2010

On Mon, 18 Oct 2010, Adrian Chapela wrote:

> I have configurated a Linux IPSEC/L2TP server. I can connect Ok with a
> Windows 7 but I can't connect with a Linux client. When I use Linux I
> can see the the tunnel and the ppp0 interface created OK, as you can see
> below:

> But when I use the Linux client the result is the next:
> ppp0      Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol
>          inet addr:  P-t-P:  Mask:

> Why the Linux is not getting a correct IP ?

Check /etc/ppp/chap-secrets to see what IP configuration you put in the
username for the connection? Or are you using the same username on the
two connections?


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