[strongSwan] Strongswan part of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS = Duplicate client IPs.. and same for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Magnus Larsson list at mserv.pw
Sat Dec 5 00:25:15 CET 2020

Hi Tobias,

Thanks for pointing out 'uniqueids=never' as that fixed the duplicate IP issues.

Please don't be so defensive next time as the documentation is not that clear....and I am not a mindreader..


> On December 2, 2020, at 04:34, Tobias Brunner <tobias at strongswan.org> wrote:
> Hi Magnus,
>> All 3 VPN clients were assigned the same IP and are connected in
>> parallel and dropping packets obviously, don't know what to tell you but
>> maybe someone can test this?
> Please prove such claims.  You haven't sent any status or, even better,
> log output (see [1] for recommended log levels).
> Note that if the clients send INITIAL_CONTACT notifies, uniqueids=no has
> the same effect as uniqueids=yes.  Configure uniqueids=never to allow
> multiple clients with the same identity to connect even if they send
> Regards,
> Tobias
> [1]
> https://wiki.strongswan.org/projects/strongswan/wiki/HelpRequests#Configuration-snippets

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