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Todo #6889

Improve router mode help text

Added by Corey Boyle 5 months ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
radvd
Target version:
Start date:
11/03/2016
Due date:
% Done:

0%


Description

Current
Select the Operating Mode for the Router Advertisement (RA) Daemon. Use:
Router Only to only advertise this router
Unmanaged for Router Advertising with Stateless Autoconfig
Managed for assignment through a DHCPv6 Server
Assisted for DHCPv6 Server assignment combined with Stateless Autoconfig. It is not required to activate this DHCPv6 server when set to "Managed", this can be another host on the network

Suggested

Select the Operating Mode for the Router Advertisement (RA) Daemon.

Disabled
RADVD will not be enabled on this interface.

Router Only -    RA Flags [none],                    Prefix Flags [router]
Will advertise this router.

Unmanaged -      RA Flags [none],                    Prefix Flags [onlink, auto, router]
Will advertise this router with stateless autoconfig.

Managed -        RA Flags [managed, other stateful], Prefix Flags [onlink, router]
Will advertise this router with all configuration through a DHCPv6 server.

Assisted -       RA Flags [managed, other stateful], Prefix Flags [onlink, auto, router]
Will advertise this router with configuration through a DHCPv6 server and/or stateless autoconfig.

Stateless DHCP - RA Flags [other stateful],          Prefix Flags [onlink, auto, router]
Will advertise this router with stateless autoconfig and other configuration information available via DHCPv6.

Associated revisions

Revision 69bfc8ed
Added by Doktor Notor 3 months ago

Improve RADVD router mode help text (Todo #6889)

Revision 7145bb56
Added by Doktor Notor 3 months ago

Improve RADVD router mode help text (Todo #6889)
(cherry picked from commit 69bfc8ede81fb28b6eceb7f1343d94c68073c706)

History

#1 Updated by Jim Thompson 5 months ago

  • Assignee set to Renato Botelho

#2 Updated by Kill Bill 3 months ago

I got annoyed once again by having to look up what the modes do in the PHP code, so did a PR:

https://github.com/pfsense/pfsense/pull/3289

#3 Updated by Renato Botelho 3 months ago

  • Assignee changed from Renato Botelho to Steve Beaver

#4 Updated by Steve Beaver 3 months ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved

Kill Bill text reformatted to take up less screen space. Thanks KB.

#5 Updated by Steve Beaver 3 months ago

  • Assignee changed from Steve Beaver to Corey Boyle

#6 Updated by Jim Pingle about 1 month ago

  • Target version changed from 2.4.0 to 2.3.3

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