Internet Routing Registries2 What is the Routing Registry? zDistributed database collectively known as Internet Routing Registry (IRR) yRADB, RIPE, CW, ANS, Canet zProviders register routing policy zUsed for planning, debugging and generating backbone router configs zhttp://www.radb.net/
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries3 What is the Routing Registry? zCan be used by anyone worldwide ydebugging yconfiguring yengineering routing yaddressing
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries4 What is the Routing Registry? ycontact names, email addresses and telephone numbers for an AS yrouting policy for an AS (what other ASes does it connect to, which routes do they exchange) yinformation about routes (most important is which AS originates the route) yseveral other types of information
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries5 What happens if I dont use a database? zRouting Horror Stories yAS7007 xfiltering would have prevented this yannouncing bogus routes
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries6 So, I need to use the database because….. zFilters generated off the IRR protect against inaccurate routing information zMakes troubleshooting and debugging easier zKeep track of policy zSecurity zFilter! Filter! Filter!!
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries7 Why Bother with all of this? zView of global routing policy in a single cooperatively maintained database zto improve integrity of Internets routing zgenerate router configs yprotect against inaccurate routing info distribution yverification of Internet routing
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries8 Why Bother using the database (con) zMany providers require that you register your policy ypeering ycustomer relationship zRoute Servers
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries9 What is Internet2 going to do? zMerit is setting up a database for I2 community ysource: I2 yregister Internet2 routing policy and information zWill be RPSL zUp by end of July
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries10 Policy Languages zexpress policy with aut-num objects, route objects, AS-MACROS zcurrently RIPE-181 zmoving to RPSL ymore policy control
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries11 What is RPSL? zRouting Policy Specification Language zDesigned to replace current language (RIPE-181) zEnhanced and more generalized
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries12 How does the language work? zObject-oriented zExpress policy in objects yperson ymntner yrole yaut-num yroute zCan make sets of objects
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries13 Describing Policy zUse the language to describe your relationship with other Peers yroutes importing yroutes exporting yspecific policies xinterfaces, MEDs, communities
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries15 How to Register your IRR policy zRegister one or more maintainers zRegister AS and policy information zRegister Routes zDescribes your import and export policy yAt the very least, provides contact information
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries17 Register your Routes route: 188.8.131.52/8 descr: Merit Network, Inc. descr: University of Michigan descr: 4251 Plymouth Road, Suite C descr: Ann Arbor descr: MI 48105-2785, USA origin: AS237 mnt-by: MAINT-AS237 changed: email@example.com 931113 source: RADB
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries18 Register your aut-num zDescribe your policy! zPeering relationships zimport-from zexport-to zcan use AS-sets
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries19 Register your aut-num (con) aut-num: AS237 as-name: MICHNET-ASN descr: MichNet Primary AS descr: Merit Network Inc. descr: Ann Arbor, MI USA as-in: AS3561 accept ANY as-out: AS3561 announce AS237 admin-c: JMD24 tech-c: JMD24 notify: MCIfirstname.lastname@example.org mnt-by: MERIT-MAINT-MCI changed: email@example.com 980202 source: CW
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries20 Register your aut-num (con) as-set: AS237:AS-CUSTOMERS descr: ASs for which MichNet provides descr:transit service members: AS229,AS237,AS238,AS7016,AS10330 tech-c: MichNet NOC admin-c: MichNet NOC remark: transit ASs of MichNet notify: email@example.com mnt-by: MAINT-AS237 changed: firstname.lastname@example.org 990222 source: RADB
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries21 Router Configuration zCurrently configs by hand - slow and inaccurate zConfiguring routers using the IRR ylots of tools available!!! yRtConfig by ISI xroute and Aspath filters. xImport and export zFiltering is a good thing...
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries22 Router Configuration zCurrently configs by hand - slow and inaccurate zConfiguring routers using the IRR ylots of tools available!!! zFiltering is a good thing... zPlans for some routers to support RPSL directly
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries24 How do I use the IRR to generate configs? zTools available to generate config files ygated yrsd yCisco zRAToolSet yhttp://www.isi.edu/ra/RAToolSet yRtConfig yAoe, Roe
firstname.lastname@example.orgInternet Routing Registries25 yRIPE181 whois queries, flags, objects yRPSL whois queries, flags, objects yComplete support for RAToolSet queries (fast!) yCisco configuration and management interface yComplete automated mirroring support What does the RADB support now?
email@example.comInternet Routing Registries26 How do I participate? zRegister your policy zRun IRRd locally ylocal copy of db for configs yhttp://www.irrd.net