MD5?

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Fri Jan 27 14:32:42 CST 2012


On Fri, 27 Jan 2012, Christopher Morrow wrote:

> lots of folks still use it yes. is it helpful? maybe? maybe not? is
> this peering over a shared media (like a 10base-T hub).
>
> You might point out that you'll be enabling this, then promptly
> writing the 'secret' on a large whiteboard in your noc... because
> chances are the config won't include it in rancid and ... you don't
> have a place to store these securely that's not prone also to outages
> :(
>
> also, customers wander through your NOC, so...

All that may be true, but still, the random hacker in Romania who wants in 
on their BGP session won't know the secret...probably.

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