[Olsr-dev] OLSR Plugin in multiple interfces

Markus Kittenberger (spam-protected)
Thu Oct 15 17:56:54 CEST 2009

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 5:46 PM, Pete G <(spam-protected)> wrote:

> i will give you an example:
> Actually i want to integrate an overlay network over OLSR (for example a
> private p2p file sharing protocol) implemented
> as a plugin. I would like to manage two seperate networks and sharing files
> with two different network with different users. I don't like the plugin
> send the same information to two networks (probably with different users).
> An alternative would be to manage all and seperate networks inside the
> plugin. but can i do it just with olsr configuration and settings?

its your plugin, so you code how its reacts on the params it gets, ..

so it should be no problem

you could use params like this

plugin p2p {
  PlParam "eth0.active" "yes"
  PlParam "eth0.timeout" "10"
  PlParam "tap0.active" "false"

regards MArkus

> Best regards,
> Pete
> 2009/10/15 Markus Kittenberger <(spam-protected)>
>> the olsrd core itself has interface specifi settings,..
>> if the plugin "wants" to provide such feature, it could have some special
>> interface-specific parameters, but only within his own plugin section of the
>> config file not within the interface section
>> but which plugin do you want with interface specific settings?
>> reagrds Markus
>> On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 5:09 PM, Pete G <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>>> Hi everybody,
>>> I would like to know if it is possible to run an OLSR Plugin in multiple
>>> interfces?
>>> I mean if we have a host with multiple virtual interfaces (TAP device)
>>> running OLSR, is it possible to run an OLSR Plugin in multiple interfaces
>>> independently with the same functionnality but with heterogenous parameters?
>>> As an example it could be parallel virtual networks.
>>> Many thanks,
>>> Pete
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