RIP with passive option

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Thu Mar 9 12:19:09 CET 2017

On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 07:47:52AM +0000, Alexander Festl wrote:
> Hi, this is my first post in a mailing list. I hope I do it fine.
> My server should receive routes via RIP.
> I have tried it on Ubuntu 10.04 with bird from *ppa:cz.nic-labs/bird* .
> The server should work with the interface option passive.
> (Receive routes and do not send)


> If I start bird, I get
> bird: /etc/bird.conf, line 15: syntax error


Your config file is correct with the current version, so most likely the
problem is that you are using older version of BIRD. It is possible that
for your version of Ubuntu there are just older versions in the
repository. Which version do you use?

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'Santiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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