Wolfgang Walter on Tue 22/03 00:52 +0100:
> We had the same problem. Seems to be a limitation of the
> pfkey-implementation of linux.
> racoon and setkey both use the pfkey-interface.
> We switched to iproute2 and openswan which both use the
> netfilter-interface. Therefor they can handle thousands
> of SAD and SPD rules.
What, openswan uses PF_KEY last I checked on kernel 2.6. I
guess you can use KLIPS, but why would you? What's this
"netfilter-interface" to ipsec code?
I had the exact same problem the original poster had with
Racoon. SPDs would multiply without bounds, seemingly
I switched to strongswan and the problems immediately
vanished. There is some bug in racoon where it doesn't
replace SPDs. I used the latest ipsec-utils and kernel and
this problem did not go away until I switched instead to
strongswan (still using PF_KEY) (it also worked with