Subject: Re: default route going away...
To: Alan DeKok <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/2003 10:57:28
In message <20031220153144.6234C16FAC@mail.nitros9.org>, "Alan DeKok" writes:
>"Steven M. Bellovin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hmm.... It's not an authentication issue -- I don't run EAP in my
>> house -- but I see your point. But you raise an interesting
>> architectural point: how to manage non-static connectivity.
> On Linux systems, there are scripts which run when an interface goes
>up or down. e.g. ifup-eth0: start a dhcp client. ifdown-eth0: kill
>the dhcp client.
We could very much use *something* that received events for such things.
>>. .. I'd love to be able to do something similar on NetBSD,
>>including caching authentication credentials if possible and
> I don't think it's hard to do, it's just that I don't know if it's
>been done yet in NetBSD.
I've tried playing a bit with the OMAPI interface to dhclient, but I've
never gotten it to work.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb