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IPsec Tunnel - initiator on the router

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IPsec Tunnel - initiator on the router


 In this case, Linux server

(CISCO router) offers services for IPsec tunnel therefore it must always be available on

a static IP address or on a domain name.

Configuration via web interface


If addresses of tunnel ends are visible to one another, all you have to do is specify

these items:DescriptionRemote IP addressRemote SubnetRemote Subnet Mask,

Local Subnet and Local Subnet Mask. If not (one end of the tunnel is in a private network),

it is necessary to enable NAT Traversal


If NAT Traversal is active, it is also necessary to set Remote ID. As the ID has to be filled

FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name), which is the designation for a fully specified domain 

name of the computer. It is also possible to set authentication using certificates, but then

there is no need to enter Remote ID.


The following table provides an example of IPsec tunnel settings which correspond to the

figure from the beginning of this chapter:



Information about the active IPsec tunnel can be found in the Status section on the 

IPsec page of the router web interface.




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Date updated: Aug 29, 2017

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