Add new info from connman.net
server admin to README.
Mention the online check in the manual so that end users have a reference why the client
opens an external route.
diff --git a/README b/README
index 1e066ce7..700426a7 100644
@@ -389,7 +389,11 @@ During the online check procedure, ConnMan will temporarily install
a host route to both the ipv4.connman.net
the online check query can be directed via the correct network
interface which the connected service is using. This host route is
-automatically removed when the online check is done.
+automatically removed when the online check is done. While ConnMan has no
+option to skip or diaable the online check, note that the server expressly
+does not log any connection information, including IPv4/6 addresses of
+connecting clients. The server runtime logs cycle in RAM memory depending
+on amount of connections processed.
ConnMan sends this very minimal information in http header when doing
the online check request (example):
diff --git a/doc/connman.conf.5.in b/doc/connman.conf.5.in
index 9b28aada..c113ac3c 100644
@@ -145,5 +145,15 @@ ethernet tethering.
AllowHostnameUpdates = false
TetheringTechnologies = ethernet,wifi,bluetooth,gadget
+When a service is connected, ConnMan tries to detect if it has internet
+connectivity or not. During this online check procedure, ConnMan will
+temporarily install a host route to both the ipv4.connman.net
+ipv6.connman.net so that the online check query can be directed via the
+correct network interface which the connected service is using.
+Currently there is no option to skip or disable this online check. ConnMan,
+however, limits transmitted data to a minimum. See the ConnMan README for
.SH "SEE ALSO"
.BR connman (8)