[c-nsp] BGP export map question for IOS XR

Tassos Chatzithomaoglou achatz at forthnetgroup.gr
Thu Jul 11 12:11:24 EDT 2013

Nick Hilliard wrote on 11/07/2013 16:44:
> On 11/07/2013 14:20, Tassos Chatzithomaoglou wrote:
>> I guess if you're large enough, you can say to your customers something
>> like "update your records, or else i won't advertise your prefixes".
> that works fine until someone starts proxy-registering all your prefixes
> somewhere using a maintainer key that you have no access to.  For reason, I
> always filter out IRRDB queries using the source: field.  There are some
> completely ghetto IRRDBs out there.
> Nick
I had the impression that these "ghetto" IRRDBs aren't of real use to most operators.
Why would someone choose to use them, risking his own connectvity too?


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