[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

RE: apps people?



On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, Tony Hain wrote:
> Pekka Savola wrote:
> > So, what exactly is wrong with the Bellovin/Zill Router 
> > Advertisement option proposals which make it very easy for 
> > normally local-only appliances to restrict the nodes they 
> > allow access from?
> 
> For the function it performs, nothing. What it lacks is a prefix space to
> advertise that is not in any way associated with an aggregate that is being
> announced in global routing. Fortunately that prefix space is available
> using the Hinden draft.

Why exactly is advertising the aggregate a problem?  The nodes will filter 
out those sources they are auto-configured not to speak to before even 
seeing any maliscious packets.

-- 
Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings

--------------------------------------------------------------------
IETF IPng Working Group Mailing List
IPng Home Page:                      http://playground.sun.com/ipng
FTP archive:                      ftp://playground.sun.com/pub/ipng
Direct all administrative requests to majordomo@sunroof.eng.sun.com
--------------------------------------------------------------------