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Re: Lazy Engineers and Viable Excuses
From: Haesu <haesu () towardex com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 15:15:10 -0400

That is true, although distributed route-servers that serve specific region 
may be easier dealing with emergencies (i.e. local POP(s) having emergency
situation etc)


  Haesu C.
  TowardEX Technologies, Inc.
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On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 12:36:09PM -0400, Edward Lewis wrote:

At 19:08 -0400 8/25/03, Haesu wrote:
Managing a filter list on one or a few route-servers rather than an
AS with hundred edge routers is so much time saving and less 

But balance that with keep the path from filter list to route-server 
short too - because if you need to adjust a filter list in response 
to a network (or utility) emergency, you want to make sure the data 
is available.

(Based on experience with a project researching DDOS response.  We 
relied on certificates distributed by a DNS server.  When the flood 
was released, accessing DNS became impossible - the security system 
drowned in the flood.)
Edward Lewis                                            +1-703-227-9854
ARIN Research Engineer

Sponge Bob Square Pants?  I'm still trying to figure out the Macarena.

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