VRF/MPLS on Linux

Simon Perreault simon.perreault at viagenie.ca
Wed Aug 24 13:18:29 UTC 2011

On 2011-08-24 06:06, Brian Raaen wrote:
> The only issue with this is that the Linux box is not acting as a
> router, but as the egress devices.  I'm trying to figure out how to
> properly get my application to 'color' the traffic.  standard BSD
> sockets appear to have no concept of 'Labels'.

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));

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