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Re: route ingress

  • From: Vadim Antonov
  • Date: Tue Jan 06 16:30:27 1998

Sean M. Doran wrote:

> Vadim Antonov [email protected]? writes:
> ? The only real solution is strong cryptographical authentication of
> ? the ownership of routing prefixes.   For some reason i do not see
> ? any serious work in that direction being done.
> This would be much easier if we had a bottom-up
> hierarchical addressing structure rather than the
> current top-down one.

I quite agree with that (though i'm not convinced that "bottom->top"
allocation combined with recursive NATting is the best architecture).

However, this does not preclude doing authentication with the current
routing system.