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Re: End of life: 'sh ip bgp' collection on

  • From: Jared Mauch
  • Date: Thu Mar 27 11:14:33 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 06:21:41AM +0900, Randy Bush wrote:
> >> We're planning to end of life collection of 'sh ip bgp'
> >> RIBs from We will of course
> >> keep the data we have. 
> >> 
> >> Please let us know if you are still using these data. 
> researchers do use rib shots.
> it's feb 32nd 2012, and i want r-v's rib, i go back to 2008 and run in
> all the updates since the last snap?  and this is viable, let alone
> reliable?

	Parsing the MRT rib snapshots is much easier and more
predictable for an automated fashion than some CLI interface that
can (and does) change unpredictably over time.

	The MRT data is far more valuable because it is easier to
automate analysis.

	- Jared

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