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Old 04-08-2007, 10:57 PM   #1
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Does iptables support ipsec passthrough?

Dear friends,

Just wondering if iptables support ipsec passthrough? What happen here is that we need to allow vpn running ipsec to pass through our iptables firewall, any way to do it?

thanks a lot

Old 04-09-2007, 12:13 AM   #2
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... You might want to readup the docs for shorewall ( to
set up a ipsec tunnel with iptables. Lots of folks have had good results using shorewall with nocat.

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