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Re: ifstated improperly handles link-state of physical interfaces
- To: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: ifstated improperly handles link-state of physical interfaces
- From: Thomas Linden <tom_(_at_)_co_(_dot_)_daemon_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 17:18:28 +0100
- Reply-to: tech_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 04:22:40PM +0100, Henning Brauer wrote:
> le(4) is not capable of reporting the link state.
Ah, ok - so I'll try it on another machine.
> well, ifstated is a construction zone at best, so Use At Own Risk
> applies more than ever ;)
I know that, my intention to post this here, was to inform the
developers about the issue.
> what do people ifstated actually USE for? or, why do they think they
> need it?
I want to use it for a redundant firewall which is reachable by a carp
address. The carp master must switch to the other firewall node if the
internet connection on the master goes down (i.e. a multihomed
environment). Another use is in combination with the software
kind regards, Tom
Thomas Linden (http://www.daemon.de/) tom at co dot daemon dot de
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