WG: ideas/features

wireguard at eldondev.com wireguard at eldondev.com
Mon Mar 26 21:15:07 CEST 2018

On Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 08:17:17PM +0300, ST wrote:
> 1. Labels.
> Is it possible to add an optional label to a peer to make it a bit more
> usable for humans (who tend not to remember IPs or keys). A label
> associated with a peer is just a string (could be a first/last name,
> email, "NY Office" or whatever). So if you read through the .conf file
> or query wg for that label - you can get the right IP to SSH to, if
> needed.
> In the .conf file it could probably be realized through some sort of
> comments before each [Peer] section (didn't check whether # or something
> actually work). But querying wg from command line for a label is also
> handy...

I would probably just use a hosts file for this. That way, applications
don't have to worry about "how do I get this info from wg," they just
resolve it in the normal way. Am I missing something?

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