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Re: Has PSI been assigned network 1?
On Wed, 19 Apr 1995 13:50:52 -0400 you said: >Well, there is a big _if_: if things will work w/o RADB (and they >will, for no sane provider will use RADB as the sole source of >exterior information at peering points, not for at least before >it became the proven and stable service) -- people will forget >to update things, cut the corners, etc. The Ebone access I get via CERN is controlled strictly via the prototype RADB at ripe.net. It works flawlessly. >RADB got to be easy to use to become real. The e-mail interface >of NACRs is close to uselessness, and too big headache to deal with. >Waiting time on processing is simply ridiculous. I've been sending updates to firstname.lastname@example.org for the past 2 years with no problem. >There should be a host accepting telnet sessions for on-line >updates (which have to be installed *immediately*, so whoever >added a network can test connectivity and go ahead). telent info.ripe.net to test it out. >There should be well-defined and useful interface to service >providers databases. > >It should be secure. I use a password on all AS updates to AS378. >RADB should be able to implement _existing_ routing policies, >not the subset which can be defined in RIPE-81 (it currently >can't, there are places which use a lot of _very_ hairy stuff). > >Without that i do not see RADB being successful or useful beyond the >point of filtering updates from particularly obnoxious peers. It may not have everything we want today but it is an excellent starting platform. >--vadim Hank