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Re: BGP Question - how do work around pigheaded ISPs

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Sat Feb 10 09:56:52 2001

>> Return the 172.16.0.0/16 block to the registry (ARIN, APNIC, RIPE or if
>> no one else IANA) and apply for multiple appropriately sized CIDR blocks
>> under the current registry allocation guidelines.
> While I fully agree with this approach to deal with the issues mentioned,
> it will only exhaust the new address space more quickly.  Why should we
> give up on 128/2?

because when the registries have different allocation policies in 128/2,
the isps will follow.  just as we did in old A space.

randy





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