Re: [sidr] draft-ietf-sidr-pfx-validate-04.txt

Pradosh Mohapatra <pmohapat@cisco.com> Wed, 28 March 2012 17:17 UTC

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>> I couldn't go to IETF either. The argument is over what the default
>> behavior should be (spec'ed). My vote is that origin validation  
>> should
>> NOT be performed on IBGP learnt prefixes by default as there is
>> potential for loops and inconsistency. For everything else, there are
>> knobs.
>
> you mean like there is with local pref?

No - knob to turn on IBGP validation.

This is what pfx-validate says:

This procedure SHOULD NOT be performed for Routes learned from peers  
of types other than EBGP.
    (Any of these MAY be overridden by configuration.)