[arin-announce] ARIN Resource Certification Update
Charles N Wyble
charles at knownelement.com
Tue Jan 25 21:54:09 CST 2011
On 1/24/2011 8:52 PM, Roland Dobbins wrote:
> On Jan 25, 2011, at 11:35 AM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>> thinking of using DNS is tempting
> The main arguments I see against it are:
> 2. The generally creaky, fragile, brittle, non-scalable state of the overall DNS infrastructure in general.
Can you expand on this a bit?
> Routing and DNS, which are the two essential elements of the Internet control plane, are e also its Achilles' heels. It can be argued that making routing validation dependent upon the DNS would make this situation worse.
> The main reasons for it are those Danny stated:
> 1. DNS exists.
> 2. DNSSEC is in the initial stages of deployment.
> 3. There's additional relevant work going on which would make DNS more suitable for this application.
> 4. Deployment inertia.
I kind of like the DNS idea. Though some challenges have been raised in
this thread that warrant further discussion. In particular the in.addr
delegation scenarios between RIRs.
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