Bring down IPsec tunnel manually

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Bring down IPsec tunnel manually

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I am troubleshooting an issue where I need to bring down the IPsec tunnel manually, what is the best way to do this in GUI or CLI?


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Hi @j.nepomuceno ,


Do you want to (1) bounce the tunnel or (2) manually disable it?





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I can try both. Thanks

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Phase 1

clear vpn ike-sa gateway GATEWAYNAME


Phase 2

clear vpn ipsec-sa tunnel TUNNELNAME


Enterprise Architect, Security @ Cloud Carib Ltd
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