Sprint BGP filters in 207.x.x.x?

Avi Freedman freedman at netaxs.com
Wed Dec 13 19:54:48 UTC 1995

> > > Depends on the situation as to whether it's detrimental.  Proxy-aggregation,
> > > as this is called, can alter traffic patterns in dual-homed situations.  The
> > > change is not always bad, though it is often un-desirable.
> > > 
> > > In general, proxy-aggregation is good for everybody.
> > 
> > If we had a good method for people to indicate routes that they didn't want to
> > be aggregated, then more proxy aggregation could be done safely.
> > 
> 	If I may...  The idea of using a routing registry for
> 	this purpose has been suggested before. I still think
> 	it is a valid approach.  Could be very useful in assisting
> 	with better proxy aggregation for all.
> --bill

Here here.  This came up in response to an experiment on the
routing table (http://routes.netaxs.com).

But unless everyone uses an RR, it is not going to be a useful for building
proxy-aggregations on the fly (i.e. without human checking and intervention).


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