proxy list

Thomas Graf tgraf at
Fri Dec 3 03:46:09 EST 2010

On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 05:46:14PM +0100, Michele Baldessari wrote:
> I am trying to get the list of arp proxies that I add through the
> following iprroute2 command:
> ip -6 neigh add proxy 2a01:4f8:130:f00:f00:6:0:4 dev eth0
> I've looked at the latest git tree and poked around the different
> *neigh* files but I am not on the right track. Also nl-neigh-list is 
> not listing these proxies.
> Do you have any hints on what is the correct API to fetch this proxy
> list or if it still has to be implemented?

The kernel does not export arp proxy entries at this point so there
is no way of getting a list of arp proxy entries. I guess the right
thing to do would be to extend the kernel to dump the proxy hash table
if the NTF_PROXY flag is set in a RTM_GETNEIGH request.

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