[Olsr-dev] olsrv2 routes with same source IP regardless of outgoing interface

Vigneswaran R (spam-protected)
Wed Jun 25 13:09:20 CEST 2014

On 06/25/2014 04:23 PM, Henning Rogge wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 12:50 PM, Vigneswaran R <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>> On 06/25/2014 04:13 PM, Henning Rogge wrote:
>>> I think this behavior is correct, the originator is the global node IP
>>> to identify the node, so it should be reachable over all interfaces...
>>> if you want to overwrite the source address, put the address on the
>>> loopback interface (as a /32 or /128), add the loopback interface to
>>> the OLSRv2 interface list and use the same source-ip for the whole
>>> node.
>> Ok, thank you.
> Another advantage is that you only need one global routable address
> for each node instead of "using up" one of them per interface. If you
> select non-routable addresses as interface addresses (e.g.
> or fe80::/10), you even keep your routing tables small
> because you only need one entry per node (and one per attached network
> of course).

That's nice. I will try it out.


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