Regional AS model

Nick Hilliard nick at
Sun Mar 27 10:53:56 CDT 2011

On 27/03/2011 07:53, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> Accepting default is not ugly, especially if you don't even have a
> backbone connecting your sites.  And even if we could argue over
> default's aesthetic qualities (which, honestly, I don't see how we can),
> there is no rational person who would consider it a hack.

accepting default has one important drawback for smaller networks: it 
causes loose urpf not to work for transit connections, and this causes 
remotely triggered blackhole discards not to work as expected.  Depending 
on your requirements, this may or may not be a concern to worry about.


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