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dhcp-relay: does not work with wireguard uplink
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Checked in VyOS 1.3.0
When Wireguard is specified as the uplink interface for dhcp-relay, isc-dhcp-relay cannot start. Consequently, dhcp-relay does not work.
To recreate:

set service dhcp-relay interface 'eth0'
set service dhcp-relay interface 'eth1'
set service dhcp-relay interface 'wg01'
set service dhcp-relay server ''

ISC-DHCP-Relay seems to be the problem (Unsupported device type 65534 for "wg01"):

[email protected]# sudo /usr/sbin/dhcrelay -4 -pf /run/dhcp-relay/ -c 10 -a -i eth0 -i eth1 -i wg01
Requesting: eth0 as upstream: Y downstream: Y
Requesting: eth1 as upstream: Y downstream: Y
Requesting: wg01 as upstream: Y downstream: Y
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Listening on LPF/dum3/ce:18:4c:3b:c3:8e
Sending on   LPF/dum3/ce:18:4c:3b:c3:8e
Listening on LPF/eth3/50:04:00:03:00:03
Sending on   LPF/eth3/50:04:00:03:00:03
Listening on LPF/eth2/50:04:00:03:00:02
Sending on   LPF/eth2/50:04:00:03:00:02
Unsupported device type 65534 for "wg01"
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Difficulty level
Unknown (require assessment)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)
Issue type
Bug (incorrect behavior)