[strongSwan] had to manually up a connection

Victor Sudakov vas at sibptus.ru
Tue Mar 10 04:02:08 CET 2020

Felipe Polanco wrote:
> > Does this not cause excessive SAs piling up? I've seen a similar
> > problem with Strongswan on my side and a MikroTik on the remote side:
> > too many excessive SAs in "ipsec status" output and in MikroTik's
> > management console.
> >
> > My theory was that each trapped packet causes a new SA to be
> > attempted/generated until some limit is hit or some resource is
> > exhausted.
> Haven't seen that issue.
> But you should use reuse_ike SA and reuse_child SA, that avoids duplicates
> SA for phase one and phase two.

What's their equivalent in the old (ipsec.conf) syntax? I could not find
them in ipsec.conf(5)

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet http://vas.tomsk.ru/
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