routing policy questions
Fri, 04 Sep 1998 17:00:32 -0700
At 12:21 PM 9/4/98 -0400, Robert Rockell wrote:
>Should backbone nodes be filtering out anything beyond a /24 that is not
>from their ptla?
>For instance, if I am getting a /24 aggregate from a peer, and someone else
>is announcing a more specific /48, it really makes a mess.
>Is there a definitive policy put forth that we can ask to have enforced? I
>am seeing many assymetries due to differences in routing policy.
Our operating policies are in the document:
which also has a pointer on the 6bone home page.
The operative portion is:
> pTLA MUST NOT advertise prefixes longer than 24 to other pTLAs unless
> special peering agreements are implemented. When such special peering
> agreements are in place between any two or more pTLAs, care MUST be taken
> not to leak the more specific prefixes to other pTLAs not participating
> in the peering agreement.