[Openswan Users] Clarification on dpdaction=clear

Leto letoams at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 13:29:01 UTC 2013

clear means go back to auto=add, loaded but not started. cleartext packets flow. hold means block packet flow until tunnel is back

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On 2013-09-11, at 6:17, divya mohan <m.divya.mohan at zoho.com> wrote:

> There is an IPSec connection like : Host A [initiator]--- Host B [responder].
> dpdaction=clear is configured on Host A.
> The connection between two hosts got broken (assume Host B was shutdown).
> Does the 'clear' means clearing IPSec security association, so that
> later if Host B comes up, IPSec tunnel will be re-established?
> Or does 'clear' means that the security policies will be cleared, so
> that later of Host B comes up, plain (un-encrypted) traffic will be
> sent?
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