> Is it possible to set the IPSEC VPN to have an idle & max connection
> time timeout?
What for? Most people want to keep the tunnel alive all the time...
> Atm it seems that a user is able to connect indefinately
> once they initiate an IPSEC VPN connection.
This is a feature, when it works ;-)
Some people on this list have been fighting against racoon so that the
tunnels keep alive and even re-establish properly after a reboot.
So, why worry?