Can IOS router lifetime larger than 86400 ?

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Is there any way we can keep L2L VPN connection for few days?

I have a customer has one HQ office and few remote telworker. Every time when telworker want to talk to each other, they have to ping each other to get VPN tunnel up, but the tunnel only last for one day. The lifetime on IOS router only can be setup as 86400 seconds.

How can I make vpn tunnel last longer ?

The customer use Cisco Call Manager,ASA and router.



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srue Tue, 07/07/2009 - 08:17
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try sending ntp updates through the tunnel to keep it up.

the lifetime can be between 60-86,400 seconds btw.

Amadou TOURE Wed, 07/08/2009 - 10:14
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You can use the command crypto isakmp keepalive.

take a look of it in the command reference.



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