[strongSwan] High latency (satellite) link : what can we improve ?

Tom Rymes trymes at rymes.com
Wed Oct 25 12:43:30 CEST 2017

I would recommend that you try auto=route. My experience suggests that it significantly improves the re-establishment of tunnels if they drop due to bad links. I think that the documentation also recommends this, but I can't seem to find that right now.


> On Oct 25, 2017, at 4:41 AM, Hoggins! <hoggins at radiom.fr> wrote:
>> Le 24/10/2017 à 18:52, Tom Rymes a écrit :
>>> On Oct 24, 2017, at 11:53 AM, Hoggins! <hoggins at radiom.fr> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> We sometimes use a satellite link for one of our site2sites tunnels, and
>>> there are times when the tunnel simply stops working. Maybe we don't
>>> wait enough for it to respawn by itself, but then we just restart the
>>> StrongSwan daemon manually and we're good to go for another couple of hours.
>> Are you using auto=route or auto=start?
>> Tom
> Hello Tom,
> Our settings are on auto=start.
>     Hoggins!

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