ramond - IPv6 Router Advertisement MONitor Daemon
[ -c configfile
] [ -d ]
This manual page documents briefly the ramond
is a daemon program monitoring IPv6 router advertisement packets.
When an advert is reveived, a configurable action occurs.
was designed to “clear” (by sending spoofed zero
lifetime adverts) rogue routes sent by users running 6to4 gateways on a campus
network. Actions are scriptable. Almost all the available information is
passed to a script via environmental variables (see the ENVIRONMENT
section for details).
The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, without long options. A
summary of options is included below.
- -c configfile
- Sets the path to the ramond configuration file.
Default is /etc/ramond.conf
- Do not daemonize.
- Show summary of options.
- The system-wide configuration file to control the behaviour
of ramond. See ramond.conf(5) for further details.
This section details the environment variables set by ramond
when it runs
a user-configured script.
- The advertised prefix, or null
- The length of the advertised prefix, or null
- The IPv6 source address of the packet
- The MAC source address of the packet
- The interface which the packet was received on
- James Morse
- Wrote the ramond software.
- Nicolas Dandrimont
- Wrote this manpage for the Debian system.
Copyright © 2010 Nicolas Dandrimont
This manual page was written for the Debian system (and may be used by others).
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the
terms of the usual 3-clause BSD license.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the 3-clause BSD license License can be
found in /usr/share/doc/ramond/copyright.