[Ndn-interest] NLSR dissemination of FIB updates

Junxiao Shi shijunxiao at email.arizona.edu
Tue Aug 5 06:55:38 PDT 2014

Hi Hoque

Instead of opening an "API client port", I suggest NLSR to use an
Interest-Data based protocol.

NFD RIB Management protocol contains "advertise" and "unadvertise" commands
that are probably related to this purpose.

Yours, Junxiao

On Aug 5, 2014 6:51 AM, "A K M Mahmudul Hoque (ahoque1)" <
ahoque1 at memphis.edu> wrote:
>  - as option for launching the nlsr daemon they provide '-p' to specify
> > the "port where api client will connect" (nlsr's usage output). I looked
> > at the code, but I'm not able to find out if they've already
> > implemented/used this functionality. Could you please provide me any
> > hint about its aim/meaning?
> --- It will be implemented in future. The aim of this one to tell NLSR to
advertise prefix,
> --- or even adding neighbors without taking down NLSR. Not only that this
API can be
> --- used to remove old prefixes link that are no longer valid. The
objective is to do those
> --- things without taking shutting down NLSR
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