[strongSwan] DHCP flood

Tobias Brunner tobias at strongswan.org
Wed Mar 23 16:34:01 CET 2016

Hi Dan,

> I am configuring my strongSwan instance on Debian Wheezy for a single
> road warrior to be able to connect via IKEv2. It works, but whenever
> I establish the tunnel from the remote client, the Debian instance
> floods the network with DHCP lease requests.

What client are you using?  Are the DHCP requests sent to a unicast
address?  Since you tunnel everything (leftsubnet= this might
also apply to DHCP requests.


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