Feature #7792

FRR pkg pfsense can not wok as ABR with stub areas (no stub area bit)

Added by Constantine Kormashev over 3 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

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Setup pfsense as ABR with several areas and found one does not work properly if one of areas is stub. There are two moments:
1. No opportunity to setup one of area as stub in web interface
2. Even raw config is used there is not stub option in OSPF Hello:
*Aug 22 06:53:36.975: OSPF: Rcv hello from area from FastEthernet0/0.33
*Aug 22 06:53:36.975: OSPF: Hello from with mismatched Stub/Transit area option bit

ospfd_original.conf (1.55 KB) ospfd_original.conf original config from /var/etc/frr/ospfd.conf Constantine Kormashev, 08/22/2017 01:25 AM
used_raw.conf (1.01 KB) used_raw.conf raw config Constantine Kormashev, 08/22/2017 01:25 AM


#1 Updated by Jim Pingle over 3 years ago

  • Project changed from pfSense to pfSense Packages
  • Category changed from Routing to FRR
  • Assignee set to Jim Pingle
  • Target version deleted (2.4.0)
  • Affected Version deleted (2.4.x)

#2 Updated by Jim Pingle over 3 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Feature
  • Priority changed from Normal to Very Low

The "Disable FIB Updates" option is the only GUI control to setup stub areas but it is global, not per interface/network/etc. That doesn't appear to be a use case that was ever supported by the Quagga GUI and would take some redesign to accomplish. I'm not sure how common it would be in those role to be worth the work, but I'll take a look at it when I have some time.

As for using a raw config, if it doesn't work with a raw config and the config is correct for that role in FRR, then that would need reported upstream to FRR since it would be beyond our control at that point.

#3 Updated by Jim Pingle over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

This should be possible with FRR pkg version 0.6:

#4 Updated by Constantine Kormashev over 1 year ago

Tried on latest stable 2.4.4-p3 with 6.0.2, it works fine, stub areas are handled by cisco router without issue.

#5 Updated by Jim Pingle over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Resolved

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