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 From:  "Brian Watters" <brwatters at abs dash internet dot com>
 To:  "'Imre Ispanovits'" <iimre at vnet dot hu>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] mobile vpn lifetime
 Date:  Tue, 20 Jan 2004 11:38:17 -0800
How about from the remote sending a keep alive PING ..

Brian 

-----Original Message-----
From: Imre Ispanovits [mailto:iimre at vnet dot hu] 
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 10:53 AM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: [m0n0wall] mobile vpn lifetime

Hi,

I have 2 m0n0wall boxes (one on my office lan with fix IP, and an other at
home with dynamic IP w. DynDNS domain name). I set up IPSec tunnel between
them using the new mobile vpn feature on the office side and tunnel mode on
the home side. It worked fine as long I used that evening, but by the
morning the connection was dead, no connection to machines on the otherside.
I think somehow expired. When I set it up, I left the "lifetime" field
blank. Practically it is not a real mobile/road-warrior config, but I want
solve somehow the dynamic ip problem. 
Questions: What is the default lifetime? how can I set it to never expire?
what happens when meanwhile the isp issues new ip? If I have to
re-initialize the vpn connection by pressing "save" on the Web GUI, it
doesn't solve my problem.

Imre Ispanovits



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