[strongSwan] Telnet over a tunnel using Local IP (rather than Public IP)

Thomas Egerer thomas.egerer at secunet.com
Fri Dec 23 09:15:44 CET 2011

Hi Anupam,
> Now, when we do a telnet or ping to the remote server from the local
> server, it times out without any response. The reason is that the remote
> server’s firewall sees the request coming from the cloud server’s local
> IP (xl.xl.xl.xl) and the firewall does not allow requests from this IP.
> The firewall allows only the public IP (xp.xp.xp.xp). Since the tunnel
> is successfully established, shouldn’t the telnet or ping take the
> public IP (rather than the local IP)?
did you try
for the particular connection?


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