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Re: [PATCH|RFC] IPv6 netfilter: a module for complete proxy ND support

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Subject: Re: [PATCH|RFC] IPv6 netfilter: a module for complete proxy ND support
From: Ville Nuorvala <vnuorval@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 13:34:16 +0200 (EET)
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Sorry about that,

here's the patch. Shouldn't try to do too many things at once...

Regards,
Ville

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Ville Nuorvala wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> a proxy needs to capture and process Neighbor Solicitations on behalf of
> the proxied node. Normal multicast NS messages are already handled by the
> existing neigbor discovery code, but unicast NS messages used for Neighbor
> Unreachability Detection will only be handled by the proxy if it captures
> the packets for local processing. I think the cleanest solution for this
> is a netfilter module (which I have incidentally written already :)
>
> The attached patch contains the afore mentioned module.
>
> Any comments are welcome!
>
> Thanks,
> Ville
> --
> Ville Nuorvala
> Research Assistant, Institute of Digital Communications,
> Helsinki University of Technology
> email: vnuorval@xxxxxxxxxx, phone: +358 (0)9 451 5257
>

--
Ville Nuorvala
Research Assistant, Institute of Digital Communications,
Helsinki University of Technology
email: vnuorval@xxxxxxxxxx, phone: +358 (0)9 451 5257

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