[strongSwan] Trying to work out why connection not being established from AWS

Simon Deziel simon.deziel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 20:20:41 CEST 2017

On 2017-09-22 02:13 PM, Whit Blauvelt wrote:
>> Linux aliases are a deprecated concept. Bind the IP to any local
>> interface. Preferably one that can not go down. You can just add it.
>> Anyway, charon needs to listen on the IP to be able to send packets from
>> it.
> I use the word "alias" incorrectly then. It is bound:
> 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1
>     link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
>     inet scope host lo
>        valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
>     inet scope global lo
>        valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever

Is that really needed? AFAIK, having left=%any and leftid=$EIP did the
trick on AWS.


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