IPSEC VPN Needs to be disconnected when there is no traffic

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L1 Bithead

IPSEC VPN Needs to be disconnected when there is no traffic

We have several IPSec tunnels that connect to 4G devices to provide network access in the event of a primary circuit outage. These tunnels do not disconnect after the primary circuit comes back up. Is there a way on the PAN side to disconnect an IPSec tunnel if there has been no traffic on it in a given amount of time?

we are using IKE V1 and static route

 

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Re: IPSEC VPN Needs to be disconnected when there is no traffic

Hi @snimshad ,

 

Have you set up some PBF failover ?

Can you add some more details on your config ?

 

-Kiwi.

 
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L1 Bithead

Re: IPSEC VPN Needs to be disconnected when there is no traffic

@kiwi 

there is no pbf failover set up as of now...tunnel monitoring is in place to monitor the liveness of peer.

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L7 Applicator

Re: IPSEC VPN Needs to be disconnected when there is no traffic

Hello,

Tunnel monitoring send pings across the tunnel. This is why it is always active. What I have done in the past is setup a PBF policy to use the main connection first and then the tunnel second.

 

Hope that helps.

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