PeerinDB refuses to register certain networks [was: Setting sensible max-prefix limits]

Sabri Berisha sabri at
Wed Aug 18 23:57:02 UTC 2021

----- On Aug 18, 2021, at 4:03 PM, Rubens Kuhl rubensk at wrote:


> Currently RPKI can only validate origin, not paths. If/when a path
> validation solution is available, then one easy way to know that
> network A really means to peer with network B is to publish a path
> validation that B can use and/or forward A's announcements.

Yes, that would be a relatively easy thing to calculate. 

Niels has, of course, a fair point when he writes:

> When did PeeringDB turn into a routing (policy) registry?
> You should use an IRRdb if you want to write RPSL.

The difference is, if you are able to use PeeringDB as a single 
source of truth, it is a lot easier to grab the data you need.

But again, their database, their rules.



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