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Re: Please Check Filters - BOGON Filtering IP Space 72.14.128.0/19

  • From: Rodney Dunn
  • Date: Thu Jan 20 12:09:42 2005

I will check on this and get back with
you.

Rodney


On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 11:18:10AM -0500, Joe Maimon wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> David Barak wrote:
> 
> >--- Suresh Ramasubramanian <ops.lists@gmail.com>
> >wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>David Barak <thegameiam@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>While it says that bogon filters change, and
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>provides
> >>    
> >>
> >>>a URL to check it, what percentage of folks who
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>would
> >>    
> >>
> >>>use a feature like "autosecure" would ever update
> >>>their filters?  
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>What do they do to update that bogon list anyway -
> >>push a new IOS image?
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >That's a mighty fine question: the link I referenced
> >is the most recent I was able to find, and its list of
> >bogons is thoroughly out-of-date.  In the interest of
> >long-term reachability, I would call on Cisco to
> >remove the IANA-UNASSIGNED blocks from the autosecure
> >filters.
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> I think the last time this was hashed out here, there was a consensus 
> that Cisco should not be promoting a feature that uses a static list for 
> blackholing. The problem is with now-good-bogons bad enough as it is, 
> even with a presumably competent admin responsible for the setup.
> 
> Perhaps Cisco could couple this with a scheduled scp to a server of 
> choice, preferably Cisco's,  for an update checking feature. At that 
> point I would think perhaps it has a bit more + than - to it.
> 
> At any rate it should NOT be tied to IOS images, the vast majority of 
> those never get upgraded. Make ACLS be able to parse their rules from a 
> file stored wherever. Just like that new DHCP static bindings from text 
> file feature.
> 
> Joe




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