[strongSwan] DPD issues when using multiple interfaces to same Gateway

Tobias Brunner tobias at strongswan.org
Fri Apr 21 09:23:57 CEST 2017

Hi Marc,

> 1- Are DPD rules apply  to individual tunnels? If one tunnel cannot
> communicate with  the Gateway but other are, what happen if DPD timer
> expires in only one of them?

Yes, they apply to each IKE_SA individually.

> 2- When we set DPD action as restart, do we need to terminate  the
> current IKE after DPD timer expires or it is done automatically?

The SA will be automatically restarted.

> 3- In our case DPD behavior depends if we have only one interface or
> we have multiple interface connected to same Gateway. It is working
> when we have only one interface.

Not sure what you mean.


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