[OLSR-users] IP autoconfiguration

Andreas T√łnnesen (spam-protected)
Fri Apr 30 21:03:55 CEST 2004

Hi Jens,

The autoconfiguration does not rely on MAC addresses at all(well it is 
used as a indintification in the intital traffic). Duplicate address 
detection(DAD) is performed trough the entire MANET.

Hopefully a paper and a draft will be avalible sometime during this 
summer. I'll get back to it as soon as stuff happens.

I really hope this code can be GPLed too ;)

With address autoconfiguration and security functionallity one just 
needs some authentication/key management feature to have a complete 
MANET "suite" IMO :)

- Andreas

Jens Nachtigall wrote:
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>>In my work at Thales Communications I have implemented a IP(v4)
>>address autoconfiguration plugin(and daemon) that I hopefully can
>>release into the public domain soon. However I cannot assure that
>>this plugin will be GPL licensed. This work will be documented in a
>>Internet draft and probably a paper in the near future.
> Hi Andreas,
> that would be a great feature. But how is it possible to map the 48 bit 
> MAC address space into the 32 IPv4 address space without possibly 
> duplicating IPv4 addresses?
> Since such a feature would be very crucial for a "Plug'n'Play"-MANET, it 
> would be great if it could be released under the GPL, please :-)
> thanks for your work, it is very much appreciated,
> jens
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Andreas T√łnnesen((spam-protected))
UniK University Graduation Center
University of Oslo

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