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Re: totd

  • From: Robert Bowman
  • Date: Sat Aug 03 21:40:47 1996

> 
> On Sat, 3 Aug 1996, Vincent J. Bono wrote:
> 
> > > The biggest problem with using non-routable ip addresses on numbered interfaces
> > > whether point to point or frame or atm or whatever, is that you lose outside
> > > connectivity from those interfaces.  We tried this, but the essential
> > > traceroutes from our core routes are too important when debugging BGP 
> > > problems to the outside.
> 
> It shouldn't affect traceroutes. If it did the TOTD would never have been
> posted.
But it obviously affects traceroutes outside of the network, which is what
I was referring to above.  Tracerouting outside of our network is just as
important as inside. 
> 
> > I agree.  I can't see how a lot of debugging functions would be possible 
> > from the unmanned POPs if we used private ips.
> 
> Presumably the private IP addresses would be fully routed within your
> network but filtered at the borders.
> 
> Michael Dillon                   -               ISP & Internet Consulting
> Memra Software Inc.              -                  Fax: +1-604-546-3049
> http://www.memra.com             -               E-mail: michael@memra.com
> 
Rob

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