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DNS-based NLRI origin AS verification in BGP

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Tony Li , Randy Bush , Yakov Rekhter , Tony J. Bates
Last updated 1998-02-06
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This document describes how a BGP speaker may verify that the Network Layer Reachability Information (NLRI) of a prefix received from a peer is consistent with the allocation of IP address space as determined by the Internet Registry system. These verification procedures rely on the DNS to provide a repository of information about address space allocation provided by the Internet Registry system. Note that this is not a repository of announceable prefixes, but rather of allocation of delegated address space.


Tony Li
Randy Bush
Yakov Rekhter
Tony J. Bates

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