[DBWG] route-object auto-created from a ROA

Job Snijders job at ntt.net
Wed Oct 10 06:15:05 UTC 2018

Dear Avinash and working group,

On Fri, 5 Oct 2018 at 15:59, Avinash GOKHOOL <avinash at afrinic.net> wrote:

> We have received a request from a member asking to have the possibility
> of creating corresponding route objects from their ROAs.
> While this is technically possible, it is not really the normal way of
> adding authoritativeness to BGP announcements. You would normally create
> your route objects and then issue ROAs according to the announcements.
> We would like to have your input with regards to the added value that
> such a tool would provide to members.
> Please feel free to share your ideas and concerns.

The semantics of RPKI ROAs place a ROA at a higher precedence then an IRR
route object.

NTT already considers RPKI ROAs as if they are IRR route objects.

I am a proponent of this suggestion and think this will positively impact
the AFRINIC resource holders.

Kind regards,

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