netinet6.rtr events

Contributors

netinet6.rtr.high.mtu

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs when the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) size of the Router Advertisement (RA) message, sent from the specified source IPv6 address, is higher than the upper bound of the Link MTU.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_ra_input: MTU option mtu=%d sent from %s; exceeds the maxmtu %d on '%s'; ignoring.

Parameters

mtu (INT): MTU size.
ip6Address (STRING): Printable that is a loggable representation of the source IPv6 address.
maxmtu (INT): Upper bound of the Link MTU.
ifName (STRING): Interface name.

netinet6.rtr.invld.ndOpt1

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs because of an invalid Neighbor Discovery(ND) option.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_rs_input: Invalid ND option; ignored.

Parameters

(None).

netinet6.rtr.invld.ndOpt2

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs because of an invalid Neighbor Discovery(ND) option in the receiving Router Advertising (RA)message.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_ra_input: Invalid ND option; ignored.

Parameters

(None).

netinet6.rtr.invld.optLength

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs because of an invalid option length for a prefix information option, when receiving a Router Advertising (RA)message. The option length must be equal to 4. This invalid option length is ignored.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_ra_input: Invalid option length %d for prefix information option; ignored.

Parameters

optLength (INT): Option length.

netinet6.rtr.invld.prefix

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs because of an invalid prefix in the prefix information structure, when receiving Router Advertising(RA) message.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_ra_input: Invalid prefix %s; ignored.

Parameters

prefix (STRING): Prefix.

netinet6.rtr.invld.prfxLen1

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs because of an invalid prefix length for prefix information option, when receiving Router Advertising(RA) message. The prefix length must be less than 128.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_ra_input: Invalid prefix length %d for prefix information option; ignored.

Parameters

prfxLength (INT): Prefix length.

netinet6.rtr.low.mtu

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs when the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) size is lower than 1,280, which is the minimal MTU and reassembly size.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_ra_input: MTU option mtu=%d sent from %s is less than the minimum Link MTU on '%s'; ignoring.

Parameters

mtu (INT): MTU size.
ip6Address (STRING): Printable that is a loggable representation of the source IPv6 address.
ifName (STRING): Interface name.

netinet6.rtr.misMth.lladrln1

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs when there is a lladdrlen mismatch for the specified IP6 address of the Router Solicitation (RS) packet.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_rs_input: lladdrlen mismatch for %s (if %d, RS packet %d).

Parameters

ip6address (STRING): Printable that is a loggable representation of source IPv6 address.
ifAddrlen (INT): Interface address length.
lladdrlen (INT): Address length.

netinet6.rtr.misMth.lladrln2

Severity

INFORMATIONAL

Description

This message occurs when there is a lladdrlen mismatch for the specified IPv6 address of the Router Advertising (RA) packet.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_ra_input: lladdrlen mismatch for %s (if %d, RA packet %d).

Parameters

ip6address (STRING): Printable that is a loggable representation of source IPv6 address.
ifAddrlen (INT): Interface address length.
lladdrlen (INT): Address length

netinet6.rtr.srcAdr.invld

Severity

NOTICE

Description

This message occurs during the validation of source address in the received Router Solicitation (RS) message, when it is found that the source address is a non-link local address.

Corrective Action

(None).

Syslog Message

nd6_ra_input: Source %s is not a link-local address.

Parameters

srcAddr (STRING): Source IPv6 address.