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Re: Is this normal?

  • From: Wojtek Zlobicki
  • Date: Wed Jun 27 07:21:59 2001

On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 11:35:55PM -0700, Larry Diffey exclaimed:
>   3   180 ms    20 ms    30 ms  10.0.242.77
>   4    80 ms    50 ms    20 ms  10.0.242.73

>> As you can see, the third and fourth hop are advertising 10's and ?
>> wouldn't  think a provider would want traffic passing through a private
>>address space.

>ugh. you have just raised the skeleton of one of the top 3 most popular
>religious wars in this forum. There is no consensus on this. I personally
>think it's bad form, but as these addresses are unlikely to appear in
>anything other than a traceroute, it's probably not hurting anything.

What if I were to tell you that some of these "so called private"
servers/machines, have telnet open to the @Home world ?  Now that is a
problem.  Its one thing to route these IP's among your equipment, its
another to not restrict customer access to them.








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