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Re: engineering --> ddos and flooding

  • From: Christopher A. Woodfield
  • Date: Fri Jun 01 16:38:20 2001

Easy...

ip route 127.254.254.254 255.255.255.255 null0

BGP sees this as a valid route, straight to the bit bucket.

-C

> Even if they don't, who's to say what's unreachable?  If the NEXT_HOP is
> truly unreachable, in that there is no route to it, the BGP path won't be
> marked as valid and won't make it to the IP routing table (Loc-RIB.)
> 
> I've long felt that IP should have come with a provision for an address that
> is never routed.  It would be great if we could get something like 127.0.0.2
> for this very task.
> 
> Mark
> 

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