[Olsr-dev] bug in txtinfo plugin - IPv6

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Mon Nov 28 13:14:42 CET 2011

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 11:17, ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto)
<(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been told off list that it just a matter of:
> "sysctl -w net.ipv6.bindv6only=1" before starting olsrd...
> actually I realized that running the txtinfo plugin on a different
> port for IPv6 is better because it will respond also to query via IPv4
> and if you are having troubles with IPv6 it is like having out of band
> connectivity.
> at this point, because the plugin binds to both IPv4 and IPv6, the
> question is about the ACL, maybe there is some huge bug out there :)
> Better handle ACL with iptables at this point !

the "ACL" of the Txtinfo in the stable branch was never meant more
than a trivial "limit to address X thing, and it definitely cannot
handle a dualchannel socket.

Using iptables(6) will be the better way at this point.

Henning Rogge

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