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FYI: RFC 3882 on Configuring BGP to Block Denial-of-Service Attacks
- From: Fergie (Paul Ferguson)
- Date: Fri Oct 01 20:37:28 2004
Given recent discussions on blackholing traffic, this may
be of interest.
A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
Title: Configuring BGP to Block Denial-of-Service Attacks
Author(s): D. Turk
Date: September 2004
I-D Tag: draft-turk-bgp-dos-07.txt
This document describes an operational technique that uses BGP
communities to remotely trigger black-holing of a particular
destination network to block denial-of-service attacks. Black-holing
can be applied on a selection of routers rather than all BGP-speaking
routers in the network. The document also describes a sinkhole tunnel
technique using BGP communities and tunnels to pull traffic into a
sinkhole router for analysis.
"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
Engineering Architecture for the Internet