[Olsr-users] OLSR topology discovery with host-name instead of IP

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Fri Jul 5 13:02:11 CEST 2019

Am 05.04.2019 um 20:24 schrieb Suman Bhunia:
> Hi!
> I am very new to the OLSR community and apologize in advance for asking 
> a naive question.
> I saw that OLSR can use "hostname" instead of IP address. 

No, it cannot... the core of olsrd (both version 1 and 2) has no idea of 

> I was 
> wondering if I could use it in the absence of a DNS server. In my setup, 
> there are 8 machines, each with a unique hostname. From the OLSR, all I 
> need is the network topology where nodes are represented in terms of 
> their hostnames instead of IPs. Did anyone has used it before? If so, 
> would you mind pointing me to a possible direction or if possible share 
> a sample configuration file?
> Thanks,
> Suman

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