Various documentation that may have been referenced during lectures, or otherwise just useful. You should also see the Links section of the website for other useful resources.
This was attached to your Scripting lecture notes, but I wasn’t happy with the readability, so I’ve posted a better-formatted version.
A script for getting input from various compressed files. I wrote this to show how a function can be used to provide a very tidy shell-script. It’s also a good example of various control-forms and safely working with input, as well as using file(1) to determine the true type of a file. I also have uploaded a compressed archive of the script plus some test files in various different compression formats–plain text, gzip compressed, bzip2 compressed and compress'd (old).
BGP routing policies This paper shed light on goals operators have and their resulting routing policies, why BGP evolved the way it did, and how common policies are implemented using BGP. It also discusses recent and current work in the field that aims to address problems that arise in applying and supporting routing policies.