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[OT] Routeing `listeners' for BGP and ISIS

  • From: Richard Mortier
  • Date: Sat Jan 19 19:32:54 2002


I believe this is appropriate for the NANOG list according to the
AUP; my apologies if it isn't or if you receive multiple copies.

I'd like to announce the release of `PyRT' the `Python Routeing
Toolkit' available at

>From the web-page:

"The Python Routeing Toolkit (`PyRT') enables routeing
information in a network to be collected.  The purpose of this
software is to enable routeing information in a network to be
collected.  This package currently supports BGPv4 and ISIS and
will dump MRTD format files.  It also supports parsing of MRTD
TABLE_DUMP files (as available from, eg., RouteViews and
RIPE/RIS).  A number of utilities for manipulating these dumps
are also provided."

Information is collected by forming adjacencies with a router,
and then acting as a `passive' router (ie. no routes are

It is released under the GPLv2 and was developed as part of work
done at Sprint ATL, Burlingame CA.

Richard Mortier                ----------------------
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