[Olsr-dev] ARP prevention!

Andrea Di Pasquale (spam-protected)
Wed Aug 17 22:10:37 CEST 2011

I think that a network must be secure, from any point of view.
My propose is to have a integrity secure from any attacks for a protocol L3 with L2 together. (-:

Best regards,


Il giorno 17/ago/2011, alle ore 22:01, Markus Kittenberger ha scritto:

> On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Andrea Di Pasquale <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Whenever olsrd establishes a route, such as:
> hmm one last try to clarify things: (-;
> 1. olsrd does not deal with arp resolution or even mac adresses,..
> infact it never does anything, which will "directly" trigger any arp action
> (except its optional arp_refresh plugin, wihich i would simply not use together with arpOn)
> but yes an olsrd nodes/meshes can suffer from arp-spoofing.
> (like any device, which uses arp protocol)
> but i still see no reason why it should be an olsrd plugin,.. (cause of 1.)
> (an till now, you never presented a reason for this,..)
> it should be enough to simply run arpOn on any mesh node,..
> as i assume no interaction of arpon and olsrd is needed.
> arpon "just" have to make sure that the mac adresses in the local arptable are correct. (same as it will do on a node which does not even run olsrd)
> Markus

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