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Re: using IRR tools for BGP route filtering
From: Mark Prior <mrp () connect com au>
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2000 16:35:15 +0930

     Are there any plans to correlate route registry objects against
     address registry databases?

     I believe that one of the roots of this thread is the need to validate
     the legitimacy of not only routes, but registered route objects.
     Although it is too much to expect that route objects will match up
     cleanly with address block assignments at the outset, performing
     such a correlation would at least identify the scope of the problem.

It's not all that simple to do, although certainly some of the trash
could be deleted, since it's not always the organisation "owning" the
address space that announces it. Some process that compares the IR
registry view to the current routing table view might be "better" but
who would take on that task and under what mandate as its one thing to
find the problems but it's an entirely different problem to actually
fix it?


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