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Allow route-map 'set src' to reference both IPv4 and IPv6
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Current template does not allow setting an IPv6 address as the preferred source address in a route-map rule. FRRouting natively supports this so it was trivial to change the restriction of the existing item in VyOS. Opening the request so that it can be tied to a proposed patch.

David Herselman


Difficulty level
Easy (less than an hour)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)

Event Timeline

bbs2web triaged this task as Normal priority.Jan 22 2020, 7:33 AM
bbs2web created this task.

I've attached a simple patch to allow 'set src' to be either IPv4 or IPv6 addresses.

Any chance of motion on this?

If I remember this change was accepted in to VyOS 1.3. There is confirmation of a configuration where we set IPv4 and IPv6 preferred source in the following thread: