Why does the IPsec Connection fails to establish at bootup in RHEL5 ?

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  • IPsec Connection can't be established at bootup.
  • IPsec Connection can't be established if the Server is restarted. The racoon process actually is started regarding output of  'ps -ef | grep racoon' . But the connection deosn't work. The connection works perfectly after a 'ifup ipsec0' while server is running .


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3
  • ipsec-tools-0.6.5-13.el5
  • selinux-policy-2.4.6-203.el5

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