Peering Policies and Route Servers

Steven J. Richardson sjr at
Thu May 2 20:11:36 UTC 1996

Actually, only changes to the RADB and ANS DB will be
caught by _every_ 4 hr update; the other databases (RIPE,
MCI DB, CA*Net DB) are currently obtained 1x/day (usually
in the morning, Brian Renaud says).  Work re:  synchronization
and distribution of IRR data is, as they say, ongoing.

Steve Richardson/Merit

  >From nanog-owner at Tue Apr 30 13:16:30 1996
  >Message-Id: <199604301712.KAA03518 at>
  >X-Sender: pferguso at
  >Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 13:13:36 -0400
  >To: Cengiz Alaettinoglu <cengiz at>
  >From: Paul Ferguson <pferguso at>
  >Subject: Re: Peering Policies and Route Servers
  >Cc: Ali Marashi <amarashi at>, bmanning at, nanog at
  >Sender: owner-nanog at
  >At 10:12 AM 4/30/96 -0700, Cengiz Alaettinoglu wrote:
  >>Route Servers are dynamic, they process upto 6000 routing updates a
  >>minute (see
  >>Route Servers are reconfigured with up to date policy 6 times a day,
  >>i.e. every four hours. Hence, a brand new route registered in IRR may
  >>not be announced by the route servers to the NSPs whose policies are
  >>prefix based for up to at most 4 hours. I think this is what you are
  >>referring to.
  >Cengiz, thanks for the clarification.
  >- paul

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