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Re: Using unallocated address space
- From: Deepak Jain
- Date: Tue Feb 13 12:14:05 2001
You can configure the BGP feed to set next hop to an unused interface or
null0 or (your hardware's efficient null spot). The idea of BGP feed, if I
am not mistaken, is to allow dynamic configuration/reconfiguration as
blocks are allocated to keep from having to revise hundreds of routers'
In practice, I am not sure I'd feel comfortable with it, but surely many
would use it.
On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
> Only I drop my unallocated/private packets at my core routers, if you set
> up routes to ARIN/whoever then I would transmit out those packets and my
> transits would carry them for me if I dont connect directly..
> extra traffic all round really. why not just let the core routers bin the
> rogue packets? (ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 null0)
> Stephen J. Wilcox
> Internet Manager, Opal Telecom
> Tel: 0161 222 2000
> Fax: 0161 222 2008
> On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Roy wrote:
> > It would seem to me that ARIN and its counterparts should get together and
> > provide a "blackhole" BGP feed (the NBL?) where all packets destined for
> > unallocated, restricted, or private space go bye-bye.