[Unstrung-hackers] unable to see routes with sunshine on b2b connected nodes
mcr at sandelman.ca
Mon Sep 28 10:49:14 EDT 2015
Vijay Anand R <vjanandrgky at gmail.com> wrote:
> I plan to create a dummy interface and assign the ULA address, I did
> try to create a loopback but looks like we can only create sub
> interfaces of "lo" that already exists. So providing this to the
> command line sounds like a good idea. Just to make sure we are on the
> same page, any global scope address on the dummy interface would be
> advertised ?
I think that I'd still include the --prefixes-to-announce option, which
if one likes, one can set it to ::/0. Maybe have a few prefixes available
(8 slots?), but not infinite number.
> With ACP we build a overlay using linklocal GRE tunnels to each
> discovered neighbor, therefore the DODAG should be constructed with the
> tunnels and not with the physical interfaces. So as new neighbors of a
> node join/leave the ACP, tunnels to the neighbors get created and torn
> down reconstructing the DODAG.
So, we might actually need a wildcard for the -i option?
GRE interfaces can be named anyway one likes... "acpXX" makes sense to me.
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