[j-nsp] BGP Prefix-Limit On A Session

Vijay Gill vijay at umbc.edu
Wed Feb 25 22:04:25 EST 2004

On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:

> Are there any operators out there who place the importance of prefix
> limits providing protection of routing resources from someone announcing a
> million routes above or anywhere near the importance of using prefix
> limits to catch "common" leaks by peers/customers/etc which would result
> in suboptimal routing?

I would like that obviously, but then again I may be one of the few people
who don't want other peoples routers exploding my network.

> Is this particular disconnect between developers and operators perhaps one
> of the reasons why every operator I know would LOVE to see auto-adjusting
> prefix limits that follow the "normal" number of prefixes announced by a
> peer, and yet no vendor has ever tried to implement it (that I know of

It just wasn't that important compared to what else we had on the deveng
plate, and thats what weekly script runs are for.


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