"Tactical" /24 announcements

Mark Tinka mark at tinka.africa
Sat Aug 14 05:52:44 UTC 2021

On 8/12/21 19:17, Amir Herzberg wrote:

> Hi Hank, I think you're right, it could result in sub-optimal routing 
> and in particular, in your AS not being used for these subprefixes 
> (the traffic will go instead to a competing provider who sent the 
> subprefix), hence, as you said, sub-optimal routing.

Incorrect - you hold the full table in RIB, which is what you offer to 
your downstream customers.

It's the FIB which wouldn't have the route, but would still be able to 
forward the traffic to a router that knows better.

Downstream customers are none the wiser.

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