Alpha test of MAE filtering capability

Kent W. England kwe at
Mon Feb 3 19:21:01 UTC 1997

At 08:14 PM 30-01-97 -0600, Sean Donelan wrote:
>>But any reasonable ISP realizes that by using the RADB servers is wonderful,
>>but does not come close to preventing an:
>>ip route <innocent ISP>
>Nor can the route servers tell when someone/something blocks packets
>down at the layer 2 level.  Since the route servers are now being paid
>by the exchange point operators, maybe there is a chance the two could
>be coordinated.  Or at least checked for conflicts?
>Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
>  Affiliation given for identification not representation
That is already an issue at the ATM NAPs, since traffic can't flow until PVCs
are set-up between consenting peers. And we have had some problems in this

So I think the answer is "Yes".


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