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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Firewall blocking IPSEC traffic
 Date:  Wed, 25 Jan 2006 18:48:42 -0500
On 1/25/06, Gurmeet Bedi <GregBedi at valeti dot com> wrote:
> shed some light why mono is blocking the traffic between IPSEC tunnel. My
> understanding that Firewall rules don't apply to IPSEC tunnels.

They do, but only on outbound traffic, not inbound.  Because outbound
traffic goes through your LAN rule(s), state is kept on all VPN
traffic.  So you'll periodically run into this:

As long as you aren't having any issues, that can be safely disregarded.