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[rpd] Last Call - RPKI ROAs for Unallocated and Unassigned AFRINIC Address Space AFPUB-2019-GEN-006-DRAFT03.
pascosoft at gmail.com
Tue Jun 15 15:56:00 UTC 2021
Hello, Find my comments inline.
On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Noah <noah at neo.co.tz> wrote:
> Hi Job,
> On Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 2:12 PM Job Snijders <job at fastly.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 12, 2021 at 09:01:03PM +0300, Noah wrote:
>> > While this was resolved within 10mins, were there measures put in place
>> > the NCC as mitigation process to curb a repeat of the incident?
>> This problem lasted more than 70 minutes!
>> The point I am trying to make: once an RIR automatically creates AS0
>> ROAs for unallocated/unassigned space, any database incidents where the
>> registration status of a resource accidentally (and temporarily) lapses,
>> can result in blocklisting via AS0.
>> The risk of things going wrong at a future point in time versus the
>> perceived benefits of such ROAs don't align well.
>> The best measure to put in place to curb incidents is to not implement
>> this type of policy.
> There are several of us who support this policy for valid reasons, some of
> which are founded on the premise  that you shared with the APNIC region
> back in 2019.
>  https://mailman.apnic.net/mailing-lists/sig-policy/
> And if you look at the bogons  currently seen in the global routing
> table, one can easily find the prefixes from AFRINIC pool, some being
> advertised by unassigned ASNs.
>  http://thyme.rand.apnic.net/current/data-add-IANA
> It is unfortunate that the problem statement of the proposal is not well
> defined to allow a better understanding of the problem being addressed and
> the assessment of the benefits vs risks.
Well if the problem statement of the proposal is not Well defined as you
said, then the proposal is not well drafted and that's a problem. In
research if your problem statement is not well defined your research
justification is also not tenable.
> Yes.....Things can go wrong at many layers and at different levels,
> however, the entitled parties shall play their role and we all learn
> from incidents and keep improving.
Well there are some lessons you don't wonna experience or learn from you
might come out too charred to survive.
> The issuance of AS0 ROAs should follow the conservative approach RIRs use
> in managing changes in number ressources status, the addition of INRs to
> bogon list, subject to AS0 ROAs.
> In my humble opinion.
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