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Re: Lazy Engineers and Viable Excuses

  • From: Haesu
  • Date: Tue Aug 26 15:17:56 2003

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)

-hc

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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 
> >humanerror-prone.
> 
> 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.)
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> Edward Lewis                                            +1-703-227-9854
> ARIN Research Engineer
> 
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