[Openswan Users] IPSec incorrect route selection

Willie Gillespie wgillespie at es2eng.com
Mon Aug 1 10:34:22 EDT 2011

On 07/25/2011 05:43 AM, Taekwondo AQR wrote:
> Hello,
> I have installed ipsec 2.6.35 , when trying to start it I see that ipsec
> choose a route which is not available on my system ! It choose my
> default gateway.
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *root at sv1:/etc# service ipsec restart
> ipsec_setup: Stopping Openswan IPsec...
> ipsec_setup: Starting Openswan IPsec U2.6.35/K2.6.32-5-amd64...
> ipsec_setup: multiple default routes, using xxx.xxx.5.193 on eth0
> *-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> This is while xxx.xxx.5.193 is my default gateway address . Here is my

I know you've solved this, but no, it was not a bug.  You had multiple 
default gateways defined (they all happened to be the same thing), but 
Openswan had to pick one of them to use.

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