[strongSwan] Strongswan. Address definition/Routing.

Aleksey Kravchenko gmkrab at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 15:03:18 CEST 2017

Hello. I managed to solve the problem with routes on windows and macos. For
this purpose, a second white IP was used.
p.s. Are there any ways or tricks to solve this problem with the same IP

2017-09-14 11:03 GMT+03:00 Aleksey Kravchenko <gmkrab at gmail.com>:

> Hello, Noel. Thanks for the answer. Unfortunately, there is no way to
> bypass.As a solution we can use the second white IP for Strongswan, and the
> web server on the 1st IP.
> 2017-09-13 22:17 GMT+03:00 Noel Kuntze <noel.kuntze+strongswan-users-
> ml at thermi.consulting>:
>> Hi,
>> That is because Windows and MacOS implement crappy route based IPsec
>> which conceptually can not protect traffic to the IKE peer's
>> address (unless policy based routing is used, which neither Windows nor
>> MacOS implement).
>> Kind regards
>> Noel
>> On 13.09.2017 17:14, Aleksey Kravchenko wrote:
>> > Hello.I need your advice.
>> > The work of Strongswan + IKEv2 is configured. Everything works fine (on
>> iOS, macOS, windows, linux), but I noticed strange behavior in VPN's work.
>> There is a server on which Strongswan and Nginx are installed.When you
>> connect to the VPN and go to the site which is located in the same place as
>> the strongswan daemon, the nginx log shows different addresses for
>> connections. For instance:android / linux -> login from the address issued
>> by the VPN  (for example,
>> > windows / macos -> login from the usual address (provider address).
>> > But if you go to the IP detection server, the result for all devices is
>> the same: you logged in from the VPN server.Maybe you have any thoughts
>> about this? Thank you!
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