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Re: Additions to the NSFNET policy-based routing database

  • From: Geoff Huston
  • Date: Sat Jul 16 00:46:04 1994


Thanks for your note - yes Jeff Burgan got back to me with more information
relating to the timing of a shift to a full CIDR based advertisement 
for Australian nets

>NASA may have reasons for doing it this way.  In general, we encourage 
>everyone to register any more-specific component pieces not needed in 
>the NSFNET/ANSnet configuration files in the Merit RRDB rather than in 
>the PRDB.  We have a "no configure" option flag in the PRDB to prevent 
>a more specific route from being configured if people tell us, but 
>bypassing the PRDB for direct RRDB registration is now the preferable
>option in such "no configure" cases.


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