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Re: Has PSI been assigned network 1?
- From: Hank Nussbacher
- Date: Wed Apr 19 14:53:05 1995
On Wed, 19 Apr 1995 13:50:52 -0400 you said:
>Well, there is a big _if_: if things will work w/o RADB (and they
>will, for no sane provider will use RADB as the sole source of
>exterior information at peering points, not for at least before
>it became the proven and stable service) -- people will forget
>to update things, cut the corners, etc.
The Ebone access I get via CERN is controlled strictly via
the prototype RADB at ripe.net. It works flawlessly.
>RADB got to be easy to use to become real. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for the past 2 years
with no problem.
>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.
>There should be well-defined and useful interface to service
>It should be secure.
I use a password on all AS updates to AS378.
>RADB should be able to implement _existing_ routing policies,
>not the subset which can be defined in RIPE-81 (it currently
>can't, there are places which use a lot of _very_ hairy stuff).
>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