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Apr 30 2021, 11:00 PM (39 w, 9 h)

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Fri, Jan 14

odhnera added a comment to T4183: IPv6 link-local address not accepted as wireguard peer.

Thanks; I just tested commenting out line 5 of that file, and it successfully works around the issue, allowing me to set a link-local IPv6 address as my endpoint. The wireguard connection itself also works, and I can pass traffic.

Fri, Jan 14, 1:08 AM · VyOS 1.3 Equuleus ( 1.3.1), VyOS 1.4 Sagitta

Thu, Jan 13

odhnera added a comment to T4183: IPv6 link-local address not accepted as wireguard peer.

Getting link-local addresses to work would probably be very low-priority, but I did run into an extremely niche case where I wanted to do that. It's not the type of situation that would happen in a production environment, but I was running VyOS on a computer tethered via ethernet to an Android-based phone, and I wanted to connect to a wireguard peer running on the phone. Modern version of Android randomize the IPv4 address of their tethered interface on each reboot, but their link-local IPv6 address remains the same, making it more convenient to use it.

Thu, Jan 13, 11:57 PM · VyOS 1.3 Equuleus ( 1.3.1), VyOS 1.4 Sagitta
odhnera created T4183: IPv6 link-local address not accepted as wireguard peer.
Thu, Jan 13, 10:05 PM · VyOS 1.3 Equuleus ( 1.3.1), VyOS 1.4 Sagitta