[Openswan Users] force a single tunnel down

Simon Deziel simon at xelerance.com
Wed Oct 31 11:54:36 EDT 2012


You can try to delete the tunnel from pluto's internal DB with:

 ipsec auto --delete connectionname


On 12-10-31 11:22 AM, fatcharly at gmx.de wrote:
> Hi,
> I´m using openswan-2.6.32-3 on a CentOS 5.8.
> Is there a way to force a single tunnel down ? When I try it with:
> ipsec auto --down connectionname
> sometimes the tunnel won´t get down or get down and will come up again when there is traffic on the wire. So I cant unload the route to switch over to another tunnel with the same routing.
> I can see the tunnel via:
> ip xfrm state show 
> or with: 
> service ipsec status 
> Is there a way to stop the tunnel without stopping the whole ipsec.d service ?
> Any Suggestions are welcome
> kind regards
> fatcharly
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