not rewriting next-hop, pointing default, ...

Karl Denninger karl at Mcs.Net
Thu Sep 11 23:03:34 UTC 1997

On Thu, Sep 11, 1997 at 03:54:00PM -0800, Randy Bush wrote:
> > LSR is actually a significant security issue.  So, while I do
> > understand and am sympathetic to the operational debugging
> > issues that LSR addresses, I think that requiring a peer to
> > enable LSR more than 2 hops inside their network from the
> > outside world is unreasonable.
> So, you're comfortable with asking for LSR at the IX and a hop behind?
> > In a world where SSH were available in cisco routers and/or
> > IPsec were more widely deployed, I might have different views.
> K5 does not give you sufficient warm fuzzies?
> randy

Get a few connections to your core hardware hijacked and you'll start
installing hardwired modems on console ports and shutting off access to 
the telnet side entirely.

That's a SERIOUS pain in the arse.

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