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PPPoE server unit-cache
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Description

[ppp]unit-cache option allows to keep PPP interfaces in downstate and prevent interface recreating because interface creating/deleting is an expensive operation
Proposed CLI

set service pppoe-server ppp-options unit-cache <integer>

Details

Difficulty level
Unknown (require assessment)
Version
-
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Perfectly compatible
Issue type
Improvement (missing useful functionality)

Event Timeline

Dmitry created this task.
Dmitry updated the task description. (Show Details)

Any reason to not default enable it?

Yes, some time ago, it could produce kernel issues https://www.mail-archive.com/netdev@vger.kernel.org/msg218964.html
And I think it will be good to add the possibility to control unit-cache to have the opportunity to influence this.

Dmitry changed the task status from Open to Needs testing.Jun 29 2021, 6:12 PM
Dmitry added projects: VyOS 1.3 Equuleus, Restricted Project.
SrividyaA set Issue type to Improvement (missing useful functionality).Aug 31 2021, 2:44 PM