[Ndn-interest] NLSR dissemination of FIB updates
unict.signorello at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 13:54:04 PDT 2014
On Tue, 2014-08-05 at 11:45 -0500, Syed Obaid Amin wrote:
> Hi Salvatore,
> Here is a brief history that maybe of interest to you. nlsr for ccnx
> can be controlled by CLI or remotely. It does so by listening on a
> port on which it accepts commands and process them. The '-p <port
> number>' switch was introduced to change the default port on which it
> listens for this.
thank you a lot for pointing this out, I will keep it in mind if I need
> nlsr for nfd doesn't support this feature. The consensus was to use
> Interest/Data model for the communication between nfd and routing
> protocols(like nlsr). Plus, this functionality should be provided to
> all routing protocols (not just nlsr).
That's on track and I'm agree with it.
> As a result, we added two new commands, advertise and withdraw in
> the RibManager, which will allow to specify the routing protocol for
> disseminating the name prefixes. However, these commands are not
> supported yet.
I hope that they will grow out soon. Thank you a lot for the history.
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 9:43 AM, Salvatore Signorello
> <unict.signorello at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you both,
> I'm looking at the following documentation to get know the RIB
> , if you want to point me more resources, I would be glad.
> If I grep the NFD main directory looking for 'advertise', I
> find no
> trace of this command, where should it be?
> On Tue, 2014-08-05 at 06:55 -0700, Junxiao Shi wrote:
> > 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
> > 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
> > > > 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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