IPv4 source routing options and IPv6 Type 0 Routing Header
sam_mailinglists at spacething.org
Mon Jun 30 17:35:12 UTC 2008
Deepak Jain wrote:
>> Quite a few times it has been mentioned to me that some peering
>> agreements require support for the IPv4 source routing options. I was
>> wondering whether this is still the case for some ISPs, or it is not
>> the case anymore.
> Before we decommissioned our last open peering fabric, source-routing
> was important to make sure your peer wasn't pointing default (or
> similar) to you. With the advent of private (and far more limited)
> bilateral peering as a preference to fabric based peering (at least
> among the ones who set peering policies globally) this has become
> less of an issue.
> RFC 5095 aside.
Can someone give an example of how to use source routing to check a
peers routing policy?
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