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Clean up your annoucements! Re: The Cidr Report

  • From: John M. Brown
  • Date: Sun Sep 13 05:14:14 1998

Yup!    (I agree with both of your points! :)  )

We should allow /24's into the route system and it wouldn't be as big of
a deal if folks like AS701 and others cleaned up there routes.

Many rural providers are going to be multi-homing and thus we are going
to see an increase of /24 - /20 blocks.  

jmbrown@ihighway.net

At 04:44 AM 9/13/98 -0400, you wrote:
>John M. Brown wrote:
>> 
>> Why should they, there is no reason for them to.  Personally I wonder what
>> would happen if we (the rest of us) started filtering on /19's or /20's :)
>
>Not to rehash, but there are legitimate reasons to advertise /24's.  I'd
>say that filtering at that level would be reasonable.  What bothers me
>is seeing certain networks advertising an aggregate along with all or
>most subnetworks.  Being flexible with one's downstreams is one thing,
>irresponsible adverts are another.
> 
>> But then you take UUNET (Alternet) and for example 207.170.32.0 /19
>> is advertised as a /19 AND a stack of /24's  all with the same AS path
>> and from what I can tell no special routes, at least not via
nitrous.digex.net
>> But what do I know, I am a lonely little guy... :)
>
>My point exactly :-)
>
>-- 
>
>Brian Wallingford
>Network Operations Manager
>Meganet Communications, TCIx, Inc.
> 




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