[ndnSIM] How to forward interest to specific node

John Bennedict Lorenzo kzer95 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 13:02:18 PDT 2017

You're right, we can do anything with the simulator but yes we should be
mindful of real adhoc scenarios. Awesome info. Thanks Lixia, will try to
contact them and look at their code changes.

On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 3:52 AM, Lixia Zhang <lixia at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> On Apr 10, 2017, at 11:22 AM, John Bennedict Lorenzo <kzer95 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Hello, I've setup my network have a few nodes on adhoc wifi that are
> moving around. I made a custom strategy to enable forwarding to the same
> face where the interest was received from (since there is only one face,
> wifi). Is it possible to forward to a specific node that's reachable via
> wifi?
> very few things are impossible with computing, if any.
> Maybe the question is feasibility: in an ad hoc environment, if a sending
> node A has to nail down a receiving node B, A has to keep track of who are
> surrounding itself all the time..
> A better approach may be to let each receiving node of a packet decide wha
> to do with the pakcet, e.g. whether it wants to further forward the packet.
> The most recent NDN hackathon (http://4th-ndn-hackathon.named-data.net/)
> worked on a project in this area, someone on this list should know the
> status of the code out of that effort
> I don't see any way to do this via FIB or by manually enumerating the
> faces. Thanks!
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