seq number in cisco prefix-list

Mazlumyan, Rafi rrm at
Sat Jul 10 21:34:58 UTC 2004

--On Saturday, July 10, 2004 10:55:22 PM +0200 Yuval Ben-Ari 
<yuvalba at> wrote:

>> when you insert a rule between/before an existing rule, then the
>> sequence numbers of the rules don't change...but if you renumber so
>> that the rules are always 5 apart, then a portion of the list would
>> change (this is likely the case for people who automagically generate
>> their filters)
>> ex:
>>     seq 5 permit
>>     seq 10 permit
>>     seq 15 permit
>> becomes:
>>     seq 5 permit
>>     seq 10 permit
>>     seq 15 permit
>>     seq 20 permit
>> so in this case rancid will send you a longer list of changes (since
>> technically the entire prefix list changed)
> I see, we do it manually so no change in sequencing.
> I think it will be useful to have this as a configurable behavior in
> future release

I second that request. We also do it manually.


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