0

Good morning guys,

i have been trying to establish a secure connection through IPsec vpn between our server and my machine to test the VPN. i have been following this tutorial Site So Site Ipsec VPN but in step 2:

$ cat >> /etc/sysctl.conf << EOF

echo net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1

net.ipv4.conf.all.accept_redirects = 0

net.ipv4.conf.all.send_redirects = 0

EOF

$ sysctl -p /etc/sysctl.conf

the guy wants us to add some ip forwarding to our sysctl.conf file but when i add it and reboot my OS (XFCE) i can no more connect to my server through SSH when i connect it says

connection to ip.ip.ip.ip port:22 timed out

0

I think I figured it out, when you forward some IPs, you have to do it both on the server and the PC, I only did it on the PC when I asked this question.

0

Since you have set a private tunnel ensure your vpn config for both the servers is correct. I think the issue is either with the firewall or your vpn configuration rather than any parameters in sysctl

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.