Subject: Re: ipv6 source address selection
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: JINMEI Tatuya / =?ISO-2022-JP?B?GyRCP0BMQEMjOkgbKEI=?= <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/25/2007 12:11:39
At Mon, 24 Sep 2007 11:45:55 +0200,
Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 02:21:19PM +0200, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> > >> How can I influence the source address used on a socket if the application
> > >> doesn't set one?
> > >Would the "deprecated" keyword of ifconfig help you?
> > He is probably looking for the IPSELSRC equivalent for IPv6.
> Hm.... right.
I didn't know IPSELSRC, but does the source address selection
mechanism based on RFC3484 satisfy your need? The (current) NetBSD
kernel already supports the framework, although the configuration tool
(called ip6addrctl in FreeBSD) seems to be missing.
Communication Platform Lab.
Corporate R&D Center, Toshiba Corp.