Problem with new source address selection

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Thu Nov 27 08:50:07 PST 2008

On Thu, 27 Nov 2008, Frank Behrens wrote:


I am running out the door but ... will check again tonight.

> Bjoern A. Zeeb <bzeeb-lists at> wrote on 27 Nov 2008 14:53:

[gif-like ipsec and routes]

routes are not alternatives for fixing applications;) Often it's easier
to apply a hack instead of fix the application but that's a different

>> So is your on any other interface but the lo2?
>> Is it the only network on that interface or are there aliases?
> For this machine the simplified setup is:
> - an ethernet interface for private net with address
> and additional aliases for external addresses
> Now I want to tunnel between my and a foreign
> So I assigned to lo2 and created
> a static route.

So if you don't mind to go out with a source address of
instead of .254, what about this hack. What happens if you change the
route to
 	route change -net
(assuming the .2 is not on your local machine).


Bjoern A. Zeeb              Stop bit received. Insert coin for new game.

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