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Linux 2.6 IPSec Tunnels
From: securitylists () speed seas upenn edu
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 16:27:25 -0400

Hi list,

I'm trying to set up IPSec tunnels between two private (nonrouteable)
networks using the 2.6 kernel's native IPSec and ipsec-tools (which are
a port of the KAME IPSec utilities). I've successfully gotten transport
mode working (using the information at
http://www.ipsec-howto.org/x237.html) but I am unsure on how to do
tunnel mode (and documentation is, as a whole, quite scarce). Following
the directions on that site, I can set up the tunnels between the
gateways allright (apparently, but I cannot test it--traffic between the
gateways themselves is unencrypted). But I don't know what to do on the
gateways to get the proper routing. 

So if I have the following network setup:

[] <--> [gateway1] <---Internet---> [gateway2] <-->

How do I configure gateway1 to route through the tunnel, and
vice-versa on gateway2? I assume I need to turn on ip_forwarding, but
there must be some route configuration I need to perform as well, I

Can anyone direct me on what to do or where to find better documentation
on this? 


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