Re: Autonomous System Sanity Protocol

Andrew Partan <asp@partan.com> Mon, 28 April 1997 17:26 UTC

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From: Andrew Partan <asp@partan.com>
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Subject: Re: Autonomous System Sanity Protocol
To: Noel Chiappa <jnc@ginger.lcs.mit.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 1997 13:04:54 -0400 (EDT)
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>     [The problem came in two parts. ... The second part is that the routes
>     didn't get widthdrawn correctly - they still existed in various parts of
>     the Internet some 24 hours after B disconnected itself from the Internet.]
> 
> Right, and this was the part I found most interesting. Of course, I'd claim
> that failures like this are almost inevitable in DV type systems! :-)

This was a failure in the propogation of the routing information
- such failures can happen in DV or MP or any routing system.
	--asp@partan.com (Andrew Partan)