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Re: FW: /8s and filtering

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Tue Dec 10 15:08:46 2002

> Hello,
>   Now I am confused because I have got two sets of contradicting answers.
> Some say that anyone can multihome, some say that you need to be of a
> certain minimum size to multihome. May I know what is the right answer?
>   I agree that allowing anyone to multihome would increase the size of the
> routing table. So does this mean that someone has to be of a certain size
> to multihome?
> Harsha.

	anyone can multihome, with the cooperation of others.
	current practice seems to dictate that the standard 
	operating procedures to protect the integrity of
	the routing system mandate that only prefixes of 
	certain lengths are allowed at -SOME- isp boundaries.

	you seem to have the assumption that there is a single
	standard here.  There is not.