Re: Autonomous System Sanity Protocol

Bill Manning <bmanning@isi.edu> Sun, 27 April 1997 15:46 UTC

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From: Bill Manning <bmanning@isi.edu>
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Subject: Re: Autonomous System Sanity Protocol
To: Tony Li <tli@jnx.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 1997 08:22:09 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: jnc@ginger.lcs.mit.edu, tli@jnx.com, big-internet@munnari.oz.au
In-Reply-To: <199704270855.BAA01355@chimp.jnx.com> from "Tony Li" at Apr 27, 97 01:55:12 am
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> 	Hi, we're MIT, we have connectivity to BBN Planet, Harvard and
> 	Cerfnet.  We have prefixes 18/8, 36.0/9 and 36.128/9.
> 						Signed,
> 						Jeff Schiller
> 
> Now, you're correct, the connectivity information would show up as bogus
> because the other sides wouldn't claim connectivity.  However, what
> authenticates the prefix assignments?  Just because it appears to be
> correctly signed by Jeff, do you take it verbatim?  I don't.  That would
> subvert all of Stanford.  [You may argue that this is a good thing.  ;-)]
> For security, I want to see
> 
> 	MIT is assigned 18/8.
> 			Signed,
> 			Jon Postel
> 			

So you would like to discriminate between the chain for 18/8 and the 36.128/9
yes?  And find out that there is a viable chain for 18/8 and a broken chain
for 36.128/9 from that particular AS?


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--bill