[strongSwan] ip6-in-ip6 tunnel problem

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Fri Sep 24 13:59:30 CEST 2010

Hi Chris,

unfortunately the Linux IPv6 networking stack does not support
the src parameter, therefore the automatic insertion of src
routes on the gateway is not possible.



On 24.09.2010 13:12, Chris Ryan wrote:
> Hi,
>> Try
>>   ping6 -I 2002:10::1 2002:20::1
>> instead.
> Thanks, this works. So, every ip6 application has to set the local red
> net address as the source ip to get the packets tunneled? Isn't there
> any system wide option to set to enforce that? In IP4, the strongswan
> generated entries in routing table 220 contain a "src" with red net
> interface address, which is missing in the equivalent.
> Thanks for your patience.
> Have a nice weekend,
> Chris.

Andreas Steffen                         andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
strongSwan - the Linux VPN Solution!                www.strongswan.org
Institute for Internet Technologies and Applications
University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil
CH-8640 Rapperswil (Switzerland)

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