MiniUPnP error message flooding syslog

I recently had to restart my network ( /etc/init.d/network restart ) after setting up an ipv6 tunnel. I noticed that MiniUPnP stopped working after this and it is flooding the syslog with some error messages.

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I did some Google search and found out that:

miniupnpd doesn't support LAN interfaces being removed (or not present at startup)
You should kill miniupnpd when br0 is removed, and restart it whe, br0 is up again.

I had to manually restart MiniUPnP to fix it. Is there any way to automatically restart MiniUPnP at network restart? Maybe some type of hotplug script?

  • Yes, just have a cron job restart sometime after boot up.
  • It can also be added to the end of the boot script following the network coming up.

It starts normally after boot up. The problem arises if I manually use network restart (/etc/init.d/network restart). I think I need to add a script in /etc/hotplug.d/iface. So that miniupnpd can be restarted on ifup. I just read the documentation for hotplug scripts. Thank you for your reply :slight_smile:

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