[Dibbler-devel] inactive-mode option doesn't work

Karol Jędrzejczyk kjedrzejczyk at icotera.com
Thu Jul 5 14:04:06 CEST 2018

Dear Developers,
I need to configure DHCPv6 server for prefix delegation over PPPoE. The 
problem with this is that the PPP interfaces don't exist when the server 
starts. Dibbler has an option to ignore non-existing interfaces called 
"inactive-mode", but despite having it in my /etc/dibbler.conf I still 
get errors:

dibbler-server run
Server Critical  Interface ppp1/-1 is not present in the system or does 
not support IPv6.
Server Critical  Fatal error during CfgMgr initialization.

Any chances I can get this to work or do I have to modify dibbler.conf 
and restart the server each time PPP interfaces are created/destroyed?

dibbler-server --version
| Dibbler - a portable DHCPv6, version 1.0.1 (SERVER, Linux port)

On an unrelated note:
1. Bugzilla doesn't work

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Karol Jędrzejczyk


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