[Olsr-users] OONF equivalent for LinkQualitMult

Gabriel (spam-protected)
Mon Oct 15 11:43:38 CEST 2018

Il 2018-10-15 10:18 Henning Rogge ha scritto:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 4:07 PM Gabriel <(spam-protected)> wrote:
>> Hello, i have a management VPN interconnecting many nodes of a WCN. I
>> need to set a multiplier or an additional weight on the vpn interface 
>> of
>> each node to avoid traffic going trough it.
>> In olsrv1 I used the "LinkQualityMult" option with a value of 0.2
> At the moment there is no "manual metric change" plugin... I didn't
> implement one because most uses seem to deal with micromanaging the
> route decision of olsrd(2). In theory you could just set a low
> link-speed for the VPN link and the DAT metric should automatically
> give it a higher link-cost.
> The problem with the link-quality parameter of olsrd1 is that it just
> doesn't work well, especially for larger networks.
> I assume you have multiple VPN links to a central server, which also
> runs olsrd2, right?
I have a tinc VPN, so the node in the VPN forms a full mesh topology, on 
top of that OLSRv2 runs.

  And that you only want to use these links if no
> chain of radio links exist towards you target... would you be
> interested in trying a different solution?
Yes, that is the idea.


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