[Openswan Users] Setting up an OpenSwan server to be used as a gateway

Muhammad El-Sergani msergani at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 17:04:47 EDT 2012

Hello Erich,

I'm not sure I understand. Could you elaborate more please?

Sent from my iPhone

On Sep 5, 2012, at 11:01 PM, Erich Titl <erich.titl at think.ch> wrote:

> Muhammad
> on 04.09.2012 20:42, Muhammad El-Sergani wrote:
>> Dear list,
> ....
>> Since I come from an OpenVPN background, I'd like to force users to send
>> traffic to IP X.X.X.X (for example) only through the VPN tunnel, and the
>> rest through the device's default gateway. Is there someway to configure
>> OpenSwan to do so? I have any idea to redirect traffic via iptables by
>> sending back an ICMP message, but not sure of the idea, this'll cause a
>> lot of network traffic.
> Maybe L2TP will interfere, but....
> Why don't you just define connections for your VoIP hosts, once the
> IPSec tunnel comes up the routes to those VoIP hosts will be added and
> traffic will go through the tunnel.
> cheers
> Erich
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