RIP with passive option

DRUART Xavier Xavier.DRUART at
Thu Mar 9 12:33:05 CET 2017

It worked with this version

NS-BSD 3.0.2- #0: Fri Dec 16 15:49:47 CET 2016     build at

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-----Message d'origine-----
De : Bird-users [mailto:bird-users-bounces at] De la part de Ondrej Zajicek
Envoyé : jeudi 9 mars 2017 12:19
À : Alexander Festl <festl.alexander at>
Cc : bird-users at
Objet : Re: RIP with passive option

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?

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