Peering at public exchange authentication

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Fri Sep 29 17:56:52 UTC 2017

MD5 on BGP Considered Harmful


Composed on a virtual keyboard, please forgive typos. 

> On Sep 29, 2017, at 13:41, craig washington <craigwashington01 at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Wondering your views or common practices for using authentication via BGP at public exchange locations.
> Just for example, lets say you peer with 5 people in the TELX in Atlanta, do you require them to all use authentication for the BGP session?
> Ive seem some use it and some not use it, is it just a preference?

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