RPSL automation

Mark Prior mrp at mrp.net
Tue May 12 09:05:15 UTC 2009


Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On May 12, Shane Kerr <shane_kerr at isc.org> wrote:
> 
>> Our intuition tells us that most users want to specify a simple set of
>> tools to do a bit of set expansion (mostly from "as-set:" objects), but
>> mostly to pull peering data from "route:" or "aut-num:" objects. We are
>> not really sure however.
> Actually I doubt that many people use aut-num objects, because they are
> at the same time quite complex to parse beyond the trivial cases and
> often not expressive enough.

In my previous two network architect roles I used RtConfig which
operated on massive autnum objects (AS2764 and AS7575). AS2764 was
generated by a perl script. RtConfig mostly worked for Cisco
configurations but it's JUNOS code wasn't as great.

Mark.



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