Announcing new route (What besides BGP?)

Mike Leber mleber at he.net
Fri Nov 14 08:28:23 UTC 1997


On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, Gerald Winters wrote:
>   I do agree with you that it would be nice to implement a system
> that would allow the registry administator some power to take
> corrective action to remove/update obsolete/incorrect db objects.
> I really believe that if the user community really wants to
> do something about obsolete information (and I do believe this
> is true) then the registries need to have limited power to fix the 
> situation.  The question is what should the power be and under what 
> situation?

A nondestructive and possibly sufficient mechanism would be to send PAIR
errors/warnings to the appropriate maintainers monthly by email.  People
with clean RADB entries wouldn't be sent anything.  This would be a good
periodic reminder for engineering groups that have it in the back of their
mind to clean up their RADB entries but never get around to it unless a
peer or customer opens a trouble ticket. 

Heck, the warnings could even have the appropriate RADB object (or mail
command) preformatted and ready to email.  This way the maintainer has
final control.

Mike.

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