[ndnSIM] FIB Manual Configuration

Spyridon (Spyros) Mastorakis spiros.mastorakis at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 15:38:22 PST 2015

Hello Cesar,

yes, you got it right. There is a default forwarding strategy used, which is the BestRouteStrategy2.

This default forwarding strategy is defined here:


Spyridon (Spyros) Mastorakis
Personal Website: http://cs.ucla.edu/~mastorakis/
Internet Research Laboratory
PhD Computer Science

> On Feb 26, 2015, at 3:31 PM, Cesar Ghali <cghali at uci.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a scenario with 3 nodes, consumer, router and producer connected
> in a line. The consumer requests content /prefix and the producer serves
> this content. Cache is disabled on all nodes. I did not choose a
> forwarding strategy using ndn::StrategyChoiceHelper, nor configured FIB
> manually or automatically. Still, all interests manage to find their way
> to the producer. I used --visualize and NS_LOG=nfd.BestRouteStrategy2 to
> confirm this observation.
> Any idea why this is happening? Is there any default routing strategy
> that will take place if user don't specify one?
> Thanks for the help,
> Cesar
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