VRF/MPLS on Linux

Simon Perreault simon.perreault at viagenie.ca
Wed Aug 24 12:40:50 CDT 2011

On 2011-08-24 13:37, Jussi Peltola wrote:
>> Just FYI: on OpenBSD you can set the VRF (aka "routing table" or
>> "routing domain") per socket with code like this:
>>   int s, table;
>>   s = socket(...);
>>   table = 123;
>>   setsockopt(s, IPPROTO_IP, SO_RTABLE, &table, sizeof(table));
> Or exec your commands wrapped in route -T$TABLE exec $*
> Caveat: ipv6 vrf's did not work the last time I tried, and I think they
> still don't.

The fix for that was committed to HEAD recently. I think it's going to
be part of 5.0 or 5.1. Effectively it means s/IPPROTO_IP/SOL_SOCKET/ in
the example code above.

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