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Re: Operational Issues with 126.96.36.199/8...
On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Vadim Antonov wrote: > > > On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 [email protected] wrote: > > > > Yakhov, Elise, Mark, and Bill - 1994 as part of the RA > > > project, bringers of the RAdb. > > > > This gets to the heart of the matter. It is now 8 years later and RADB is > > not catching on. > > It doesn't have anything to do with query serialization method. > > RADB is a kludge forcing ISPs to make their routing infrastructure to > depend on an external and centralized resource, and introducing an extra > step (which takes non-negligible amount of time) to their customer > installation process. > > The better way of dealing with the problem of bogus routes is strong > authentication of the actual routing updates, whith key being allocated > together with the address block. Solves unused address space reclaimation > problem, too - when the key expires, it becomes unroutable. <snip> Of course, who would maintain the key databases and do you mean every route would need a key with the central registrar or would it be carved up to eg authority on /8 level or lir level which could be /22s.. seems at some point you still have to go back to a central resource and if you dont have a single resource you make it complicated? Steve