wireguard-hosts file

Kai Haberzettl khaberz at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 11:50:53 CET 2020

Maybe an Alternative would be simpler to implement: Make wg output all
comment lines of the corresponding [peer] section from the .conf file in
addition to what it already lists. That would serve the same purpose, I

On Fri, Jan 24, 2020 at 5:07 PM jens <jens at viisauksena.de> wrote:

> i really would love to have a feature like wireguard-hosts file.
> whereas wg command would print given "name" instead of key - so the
> output would be more meaningfull
> We have some wireguard running in server like infrastructure, where one
> server serves dozens of "clients"
> so instead of
> peer: l9FxaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaU=
> we would have something alike
> peer: superhero downtown
> some of you may be familar with batman-adv layer2 routing protocol,
> there they also have a batctl which is working pretty similar to wg tool.
> there you can add a bat-hosts file which is doing the job, which totaly
> works likes any hosts file
> a normal hosts file maps ip to name,
> a bat-hosts file maps mac addresses to name,
> a wg-hosts file would map keys to name.
> i found the sources for bat-hosts ( .c .h .sample ) here
> https://downloads.open-mesh.org/batman/releases/batman-adv-2019.5/batctl-2019.5.tar.gz
> is this something maybe usefull to other also?
> is there a chance to have this implemented by default?
> thx for answers.
> fuzzle
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