[Openswan Users] Dead Peer Detection restart causes tunnel to be established, but afterwards cannot ping from either side

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Oct 11 15:13:30 EDT 2011

On Tue, 11 Oct 2011, Geekman wrote:

> Furthermore, I was able to ping to the Cisco remote peer while our
> RV042 remote peer I could not ping after a restart of IPSec; both
> tunnels terminated at the same OpenSwan box. So it seems to me that
> the issue is somehow specific to the IPSec implementation on the RV042
> devices themselves.

Try flashing the RV042 with the latest firmware (


Note that it is likely that the RV042 contains a version of freeswan or
older openswan. You might be able to make a custom firmware with upgraded
openswan on it.


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