Suspecious anycast prefixes

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sat May 7 00:33:36 CDT 2011


>>> It's perhaps worth noting that there is work in the IETF to
>>> recommend that every prefix originated as part of an anycast cloud
>>> uses a unique origin AS (see
>>> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-grow-unique-origin-as-00>). I'm
>>> not personally convinced of the arguments in the draft, but
>>> mentioning it in this thread seems reasonable.
>> I'm also not convinced of the arguments in the draft, since it argues
>> that it would be a best-practice
> 'A', not 'the', for the reasons conveyed in the draft (e.g., control 
> plane discriminator, RPKI foundations, etc..).

danny,

could you explain why this has anything to do with the rpki and origin
validation?

randy




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