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Re: IRR/RADB and BGP

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Thu Jun 19 18:42:18 2003

> Our new ISP is asking that I create a maintainer object in the
> RADB and associated AS/Routes for us to be about to eBGP peer.

congrats.  you got a quality provider who cares about good safe
routing practice.

> Is this just so they can dynamically build their prefix/as-path
> lists?

i would hope they do.

> Why would I need to do this and what advantages are there.  Cost
> to register with RADB is $250/year and I want to understand it
> before I shell out.

the providers i know who want irr registration provide their own
registry for their customers.  if yours does not, there are free
registries around.

randy





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