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Re: Operational Issues with 69.0.0.0/8...

  • From: Scott Granados
  • Date: Mon Dec 02 13:54:46 2002

I'd like to second this.  We have ran in to problems as well.  Usually
this is a great place to get help however we have had very responsive
actions taken by others out there who had filters in place.


On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Todd A. Blank wrote:

>
> Thanks for the reply, James.
>
> I wish I could tell you the answer.  We see traffic passing through some
> of the routers (transit), but on each network, or their downstreams
> there seem to be different devices filtering.  Sometimes it is a border
> or peering router.  In other cases, it has been access devices, such as
> firewalls.
>
> One we resolved this morning (with some help from the good folks at
> ARIN) was a downstream provider from one of these transit providers that
> was filtering in their devices as well.
>
> I am just trying to raise general awareness that the 69.0.0.0/8 block is
> assigned and out there in use, and to get people to re-examine their
> filters, access lists, etc.
>
> You help and response is appreciated.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Todd A. Blank
> 614.207.5853
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Feger, James [mailto:jfeger@feger.net]
> Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 1:35 PM
> To: Todd A. Blank
> Subject: Re: Operational Issues with 69.0.0.0/8...
>
> When you say 'Networks involved' do you mean those providers are
> blocking
> the traffic, or you see these networks in the transit?
>
> Thanks,
> James
>
>
> On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Todd A. Blank wrote:
>
> >
> > To all concerned:
> >  
> > We have been assigned a CIDR of 69.1.192.0/19.
> >  
> > We have had numerous problems getting traffic through to various
> destinations.
> >  
> > We are finding that many routers are still filtering 69.0.0.0/8.
> >  
> > This block used to be restricted, but was assigned by IANA to ARIN in
> August of 2002.
> >  
> > If anyone is still filtering this block in their routers, please
> remove the filters!
> >  
> > Here are some of the destinations that are not reachable if your
> source is anywhere in the 69.0.0.0/8 CIDR:
> >  
> > www.cplink2.com
> > www.ocas.com
> > www.indofilms.com
> > www.lavalife.com
> >  
> >  
> > Some of the Networks involved are Cable and Wireless, Allegiance
> Internet and AT&T.
> >  
> > Thank you,
> >  
> > Todd A. Blank
> > IPOutlet LLC
> > 614.207.5853
> >
>
>
>





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