Pro-actively publishing IRR data

Steve Bertrand steve at ibctech.ca
Mon Mar 16 13:06:54 CDT 2009


Joe Provo wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 12:14:08PM -0400, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> [snip]
>> Are there any potential dangers of publishing our information before we
>> use it that I may be overlooking?
>  
> In case you are worried about folks who filter, recall that the IRR
> uniqueeness is based upon the Prefix/length, originAS, and sourceDB 
> tuple.  There is nothing wrong with registering the origin as it is
> parallel to the origin-as-it-will be.  If *you* do it, instead of 
> your provider, you will not have to co-ordinate with anyone to yank
> the old one.  Purposeful overlapping for the purposes of transition
> is one of the features.

Thanks Joe,

This is exactly what I was looking to find out.

Cheers,

Steve




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