[strongSwan] Clients disconnect after 240 minutes

Andreas Steffen andreas.steffen at strongswan.org
Mon Nov 26 18:54:06 CET 2012

Hmmm, probably the Win7 clients don't like re-authentication proposed
by the strongSwan gateway. Does


in ipsec.conf help?



 On 11/26/2012 06:37 PM, Tiago Vasconcelos wrote:
> I have strongSwan 4.6.4 running on a RHEL 5.
> Some of the users complain the connection drops after approximately 240 
> minutes. These users happen to be on Windows 7.
> Does anyone know why this is happening? Who is forcing the disconnect: 
> the server or the client?
> Tiago

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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