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Issue #3498

FreeBSD + dhcp+farp plugin

Added by Alexey Panfilov about 2 months ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

Status:
Feedback
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
freebsd
Affected version:
5.8.4
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Description

Hello!
Is it possible to make working dhcp and farp plugin in FreeBSD?
As I understand, by default strongswan isn't compile with this options.
When I want to install strongswan from ports collection and run "make config-recursive" in "/usr/ports/security/strongswan" directory, i don't see options "dhcp" or "farp".

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#1 Updated by Tobias Brunner about 1 month ago

  • Category set to freebsd
  • Status changed from New to Feedback

Is it possible to make working dhcp and farp plugin in FreeBSD?

Unfortunately, it's not so simple to port these plugins because FreeBSD does not support AF/PF_PACKET sockets, which both use. It might be possible to somehow use libpcap (or bpf directly) on FreeBSD, but I'm sure it would be quite some work.

#2 Updated by Alexey Panfilov about 1 month ago

Tobias Brunner wrote:

Is it possible to make working dhcp and farp plugin in FreeBSD?

Unfortunately, it's not so simple to port these plugins because FreeBSD does not support AF/PF_PACKET sockets, which both use. It might be possible to somehow use libpcap (or bpf directly) on FreeBSD, but I'm sure it would be quite some work.

As I understand, it isn't possible to request a virtual IP from FreeBSD DHCP Server (DHCP is running on the same host as the strongswan daemon)?

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