UUNet Routing SNAFU

Cengiz Alaettinoglu cengiz at ISI.EDU
Thu Oct 9 16:09:27 UTC 1997

Danny McPherson on Wed, 08 Oct 1997 18:37:22 -0700 said:
> > And since I helped *create* the CA*net database *and* the CA*net route
> > filters based on the various DBs, yes, I meant RADB.
> How many providers actually apply prefix-based filtering (based on IRR 
> objects) to other providers?
> I like the idea of prefix-based filtering applied to customers (by everyone 
> that claims to be tier 1 & 2 (&3), at the very least), as well as the idea of
> configuring static filters for /19s and such, but if I were to build 46K++ 
> lines of ACLs to filter prefixes from all eBGP peers for all registered 
> prefixes (from several different registries) .. my routers wouldn't be 
> manageable.

You may want to check out our configuration generation tool RtConfig in
http://www.isi.edu/ra/RAToolSet. RtConfig does a good job of generating those 
46K+ lines automatically from IRR. 


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