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From: Benda Xu <heroxbd@gentoo.org>
To: Chriztoffer Hansen <ch@ntrv.dk>
Cc: wireguard@lists.zx2c4.com
Subject: Re: Source IP for multihomed peer
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:25:11 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <871r4mk848.fsf@proton.d.airelinux.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+cYV6t=doigei7mH-77oZrq=_uMmCn_kRxhfXku+XC75moU=A@mail.gmail.com> (Chriztoffer Hansen's message of "Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:57:20 +0200")

Hi Chriztoffer,

Chriztoffer Hansen <ch@ntrv.dk> writes:

> In the prototyping patch you developed for WireGuard, did you consider
> prototyping being able to bind to an interface, instead of explicitly
> specifying an IP address? 

No we did not.  We wanted to keep the patch as small as possible.  

That said, we could manage it by an auxiliary script.

> An example case for being able to bind to an interface could be a
> multi-wan connected firewall/router with dynamic public IP addresses
> offered by the upstream provider no at least one
> connection. E.g. Primary fiber line, backup DSL line.

Yeah, that's a common use case.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-15  8:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-14  8:30 Svenne Krap
2021-10-15  2:39 ` Benda Xu
2021-10-15  7:57   ` Chriztoffer Hansen
2021-10-15  8:25     ` Benda Xu [this message]
2021-10-15  8:54   ` Svenne Krap
2021-10-15 10:14 ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2021-10-15 11:14   ` Chriztoffer Hansen

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