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Re: Has PSI been assigned network 1?
Hank Nussbacher <HANK@taunivm.tau.ac.il> wrote: >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 email@example.com for the past 2 years >with no problem. You don't have to keep a full-time engineer just to handle NACRs, do you? >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. RIPE database does not control the actual routing. I'm not sure the current RADB project has any mention of real-time updates of gated from the database. With dozens of updates we do every day it nearly as good as useless. >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. You call *that* secure? We have way too many people who need to do changes for our AS-es. Check the contact list for AS1800. > 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. If i can't implement my existing policy, i cannot use RADB, ok? (Well, we _will_ use it -- to talk to people whose announcements are loaded with garbadge). We simply cannot use it to talk to major service providers because policies in place cannot be represented in RIPE-81. --vadim