Babel Router 1.4.3

This project provides a free and Open Source loop-free distance-vector routing protocol

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What's new in Babel Router 1.4.3:

  • Added random-id option to config file (equivalent to -r).
  • Fixed parsing of compressed IPv4 updates. Thanks to Matthieu Boutier.
  • Fixed formatting of seqno requests with short prefixes. Thanks to Matthieu Boutier.
  • Fixed possible DoS on the local interface. Thanks to Baptiste Jonglez.
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Juliusz Chroboczek
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Babel is an open source command-line application especially designed by its developers to act as a loop-free and distance-vector routing protocol for both IPv4 and IPv6 Internet protocols.

With fast convergence properties, Babel is inspired by AODV, DSDV, and Cisco's EIGRP project, but it uses a flavor of ETX link cost estimation instead of a simple hop-count metric.

Originally designed for wireless ad-hoc networks, Babel works well on wired networks and features a distance-vector protocol, a proactive protocol, senses link quality for computing route metrics, and uses sequence numbers to make old routes feasible again.

Last updated on November 20th, 2013

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