Re: [sidr] Burstiness of BGP updates

Russ White <russw@riw.us> Wed, 16 November 2011 04:39 UTC

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Subject: Re: [sidr] Burstiness of BGP updates
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> But strictly speaking, IMO we should only accept signed updates, because it's the number of AS that we add in the update that we are protecting.
> By accepting unsigned update we may accept unprotected path information. 

Precisely my point.

:-)

Russ