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Todo #6889

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Improve router mode help text

Added by Corey Boyle about 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
IPv6 Router Advertisements (RADVD)
Target version:
Start date:
11/03/2016
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Plus Target Version:
Release Notes:

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.

Actions #1

Updated by Jim Thompson about 5 years ago

  • Assignee set to Renato Botelho
Actions #2

Updated by Kill Bill almost 5 years 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

Actions #3

Updated by Renato Botelho almost 5 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Renato Botelho to Steve Beaver
Actions #4

Updated by Steve Beaver almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved

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

Actions #5

Updated by Steve Beaver almost 5 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Steve Beaver to Corey Boyle
Actions #6

Updated by Jim Pingle almost 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from 2.4.0 to 2.3.3
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