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 From:  Vincent Fleuranceau <vincent at bikost dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] IPSEC timeout?
 Date:  Wed, 02 Feb 2005 11:07:28 +0100
Hi,

> 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?

-- Vincent