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Re: route ingress
From: "Sean M. Doran" <smd () clock org>
Date: 06 Jan 1998 10:21:57 -0800

Vadim Antonov <avg () pluris com> writes:

The only real solution is strong cryptographical authentication of
the ownership of routing prefixes.   For some reason i do not see
any serious work in that direction being done.

This would be much easier if we had a bottom-up
hierarchical addressing structure rather than the 
current top-down one.

Consider the distribution of cryptographically
authenticated connectivity maps a la NIMROD or a 
multi-level LS protocol, for example, for path
authentication vs. how one would distribute and 
authenticate reachability information with the 
current addressing structure.

        Sean.



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