[strongSwan-dev] Help needed on Dead peer detection

Tobias Brunner tobias at strongswan.org
Thu Feb 19 14:18:20 CET 2015

Hi Bhashkar,

> One more point, is DPD sent periodically to enquire if peer is dead or
> only when there is no inbound traffic for 'dpddelay' seconds ?

Yes, currently a DPD exchange is initiated only if there hasn't been any
inbound IKE or IPsec traffic for `dpddelay`.

> I am a beginner in IPSecurity, not much idea abut strongswan. Is there
> any Doc/guide to better understand strongswan code.

Try to start with [1].



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