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Re: Bogon list

  • From: Clayton Fiske
  • Date: Tue Jun 04 16:26:21 2002

On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 04:17:04PM -0400, Joe Abley wrote:
> On Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at 03:47 , Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> 
> > Exchange point blocks SHOULDN'T be transited by anyone, therefore you
> > should not hear them from your peers.
> 
[snip]
> Messy traceroutes make the helpdesk phone ring.

How does the absence of an IXP route affect traceroutes -through- it?
The IXP device has a route back to the source of the trace, so it can
reply. The traceroute packets are addressed to the ultimate destination,
so they don't need the IXP route.

-c





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