[OLSR-users] Secure Plugin

Andreas T√łnnesen (spam-protected)
Thu Jul 28 18:18:39 CEST 2005


The secure plugin utilizes a timestamp exchange techniqe to store neighbor
timeskews so clocks out of synch cannot cause such problems.

- Andreas
(yes, I saw that the issue was resolved ;-) )

> are the time and date on all machine the same? i.e are you using ntp
> to sync time, I think the encryption the secure plugin uses time and
> date to stop replay attacks?
> I'm just guessing here, I've not really messed around with the secure
> plugin at the moment.
> Laters,
> Lee
> On 7/27/05, Russell Handorf <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I have 3 hosts: A, B, and C. Host A has one ethernet card (eth0), host B
>> has two (eth0, eth1), and host C has one card (eth0)
>> When I connect Host A to B (A-eth0 to B-eth0) and host B to E (B-eth1 to
>> C-eth0) without using the secure plugin, the routing tables across all
>> the hosts populate accordingly. However, if I use the secure plugin and
>> a 128 bit key, only Host A and B will communicate with each other, Host
>> B rejects all packets from C, and C doesnt get any updates from host B.
>> All hosts have the same keyfile.
>> What could be the problem? Should I run two instances of olsr on host B?
>> Thanks,
>> r
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