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IPv6 link-local addresses not configured
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After the fresh rewrite of the interfaces to a unified solution IPv6 link-local addresses are no longer added.

This will result in e.g. broken RAs


Difficulty level
Normal (likely a few hours)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)

Event Timeline

c-po changed the task status from Open to In progress.Thu, Jul 30, 9:12 PM
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c-po triaged this task as Unbreak Now! priority.
c-po created this task.
c-po changed Difficulty level from Unknown (require assessment) to Normal (likely a few hours).
c-po changed Version from - to 1.3-rolling-20200724.
c-po closed this task as Resolved.Thu, Jul 30, 9:33 PM
jjakob added a subscriber: jjakob.Thu, Jul 30, 9:37 PM

This is not enough, bridge and bond members also didn't get IPv6 link-locals in the previous implementation. To have them is incorrect and a security risk.

c-po added a comment.EditedThu, Jul 30, 10:07 PM

Have you tested the latest codebase? It more or less follows your design for the member ports.

No I didn't, sorry. I'll test it and see :)

c-po moved this task from Need Triage to Finished on the VyOS 1.3 Equuleus board.Mon, Aug 3, 2:12 PM