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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

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