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Re: [doable?] peer filtering (was Re: Trusting BGP sessions)
On Wed, Nov 15, 2000 at 02:05:19PM -0800, Sean Donelan darkened my spool with the following: > On Wed, 15 November 2000, john heasley wrote: > > > > great, that must be why these problems dont occur. which solution are > > you using? i'm not flinging s*[email protected] over the fence; i'm truely interested. > > > If the problem is truely no router vendor make a router capable of > holding a fully filtered route table we need to tell the router vendors > this is a mandatory requirement or we won't buy their routers. Remember, > once upon a time when no router could handle more than 30,000 routes or > 64,000 routes. Once the router vendors were told what was needed, they > built a box to meet that need. > > It is not a given that no router will never support filtering a full > tier-1 ISP's route table. Its just no one has made it a requirement. > > Lets make it a requirement of the router vendors. no doubt. and there are new vendors stepping up to the table - some of which dont have ear wax (yet?), hoping to get a piece of the backbone market. what do we do for today, with the widgets we have? what do we (collectively) want to ask vendors to implement?