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Re: IRR listing of IANA-reserved, a question..
- From: John M. Brown
- Date: Wed Sep 04 10:27:57 2002
They are not bogus, hence the sub-deligation, and hence a
good reason to have a more detailed source of information.
I would suspect that this block should be "chopped" a bit to
reflect the IANA/ICANN usage.
This block was first routed on the internet via AS 226 around
late summer early fall 1999.
On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 10:08:00AM -0400, David Charlap wrote:
> John M. Brown wrote:
> > In the last 72 hours I've seen over 3GB of data hit a network
> > I play with with source IP's of IANA-RESERVED space.
> Just out of curiosity, do you know that these are bogus source
> addresses? Some of the IANA-RESERVED block is actually valid and is
> used by IANA's computers.
> My company was blocking all of the IANA-RESERVED space for a while,
> until we discovered that the IANA web server is using an address in that
> $dig www.iana.org a
> ; <<>> DiG 2.0 <<>> www.iana.org a
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY , status: NOERROR, id: 6
> ;; flags: qr rd ra ; Ques: 1, Ans: 1, Auth: 6, Addit: 6
> ;; QUESTIONS:
> ;; www.iana.org, type = A, class = IN
> ;; ANSWERS:
> www.iana.org. 68055 A 22.214.171.124
> $whois -h whois.arin.net 126.96.36.199
> IANA RESERVED-192 (NET-192-0-0-0-1)
> 192.0.0.0 - 188.8.131.52
> c/o Internet Assigned Numbers Authority ICANN (NET-192-0-32-0-1)
> 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
> > Various people have reported seeing IANA-RSERVED get announced
> > via BGP at different parts of the net.
> Again, bogus addresses or legitimate IANA servers? Not everything in
> IANA-RESERVED is bogus.
> -- David