[Olsr-users] Enquiry on secure plug-in

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Tue May 31 11:46:33 CEST 2011

On Mon May 30 2011 08:36:33 RC Loh wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone knows how the secure plug-in included in the olsrd package
> works? 
Did you look at the README file of the plugin ?

> Does the secure plug-in modifies the HELLO packet of the OLSR algorithm?
> If not, how does the secure plug-in function to reject those un-authorized
> nodes?
Like we discussed a week or two ago, the Secure plugin use a packet (not 
message) based signature. It adds the sig just before sending a packet and 
removes it before processing the messages.

Henning Rogge
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