[radvd-devel-l] NDP proxy for a subnet : radvd can help ?

Norman Rasmussen norman at rasmussen.co.za
Sun Apr 18 13:09:34 EDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 2:59 AM, Thibault VINCENT <tibal at reloaded.fr> wrote:

> > Have you taken a look at the proxy_ndp sysctl in latest Linux kernels? I
> > wonder if it would be doing what you want.
> Being stuck with Linux 2.6.26 because of Xen, I didn't had the
> opportunity to test this feature with lastest kernels.
> Actually proxy_ndp is what currently does the job for individual
> addresses, but in my experience the kernel will only advertise
> neibourghs you tell it to. With /sbin/ip it's impossible to add a subnet
> as a neibourgh, and anyway  this feature is not so well supported : you
> can't see the list of IP that were added to the list, and when changing
> too many sysctl it may stop working.

Here's a guide that explains what you want to do:


> > This seems like something that does not belong in radvd.
> Ok. radvd must have usefull bits of code to build a dirty ndp proxy
> daemon. I'll see what I can do.
> thanks
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