RPSL route-set/as-set query.
Low, Adam ALow at Prioritytelecom.com
Mon Jun 11 11:51:19 CEST 2001
Thanks for that insight, I guess we are going to have to replace our old as-macro/set with a route-set instead then, I wonder if it would be easier to change the RPSL specification than request all our peers to change there policy configurations! (c: Thanks, Adam > -----Original Message----- > From: Andrei Robachevsky [mailto:andrei at ripe.net] > Sent: 11 June 2001 11:49 > To: Low, Adam > Cc: db-wg at ripe.net; ripe-dbm at ripe.net > Subject: Re: RPSL route-set/as-set query. > > > Dear Adam, > > "Low, Adam" wrote: > > > > Hi Colleagues, > > > > I had a question that I am unable to find an answer for > within the RPSL RFC's, it seems that it is not possible to > nest route-set objects within as-set objects, would this be a > limitation of the RIPE DBM, RPSL or syntax ?! > > > > This is a limitation of RPSL. Members of an as-set are aut-nums and > as-sets. > > However, a route-set members could be prefixes, other > route-sets as well > as aut-nums and as-sets. In such cases an aut-num defines the set of > routes that are originated by that AS and an as-set defines the set of > routes that are originated by the ASes in that as-set. > > > The reason I ask is that we are migrating a customer onto > our network and whilst renumbering we will be advertising > there assigned blocks from another provider. We currently use > as-set's to depict our announcements to peers/providers so > would like to add these to our as-set using a route-set > object without having to replace our as-set object with a > route-set object for our peer/provider announcements. > > > > Thanks, > > Adam > > Regards, > > > Andrei Robachevsky > DB Group Manager > RIPE NCC >
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