Re: [sidr] Question about draft-ietf-sidr-pfx-validate-03

Pradosh Mohapatra <pmohapat@cisco.com> Sun, 13 November 2011 17:23 UTC

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> I need some way to convey in iBGP it's preference relative to other
> BGP-learned paths - how do I do that today under this architecture,
> where if it were considered under the current algorithm it may well
> be labeled "Invalid", even if a mapping exists for the local AS and
> prefix in question?

Implementations mark it as valid today (unless the validation state  
extcomm says otherwise). Re. John's reply, it probably makes sense to  
clarify in the doc. Thanks for the comment.

- Pradosh