[strongSwan] Limit on Max Number of CHILD SA (VPN) under an IKE Tunnel

Sajal Malhotra sajalmalhotra at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 12:37:54 CEST 2011

Hi Andreas,

Thanks a lot for the Quick Response.
We have a scenario where we might have around 20-30 CHILD SA's under 1 IKE

Hope that is not an issue and can be supported by strongswan stack.


On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Andreas Steffen <
andreas.steffen at strongswan.org> wrote:

> Hello Sajal,
> In the IKEv2 charon daemon there is no explicit limitation on the
> maximum number of CHILD_SAs since they are attached as a linked list
> to the corresponding IKE_SA.
> Best regards
> Andreas
> On 06/13/2011 10:49 AM, Sajal Malhotra wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In Strongswan, do we have a limit on the number of CHILD SAs that can be
>> created under a single IKE SA/Tunnel. If yes. Then what is the Max Number
>> Thanks and Regards
>> Sajal
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