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RE: 72/8 friendly reminder

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Mar 23 14:27:52 2005

>>> a bit more coffee made me realize that what might best occur would
>>> be for the rir, some weeks BEFORE assigning from a new block issued
>>> by the iana, put up a pingable for that space and announce it on
>>> the lists so we can all test BEFORE someone uses space from that
>>> block.
>> So, it's probably a multifaceted problem:
>> 1) acls (router)
>> 2) firewalls (host)
>> 3) route acceptance (routers)
>> Some can be audited 'easily' some are 'set and forget' (or forgot :( )
>> Ping might just be dropped to destinations, before any idea 
>> of 'ip space'
>> filters (think filters). You really have to test with the
>> protocols your main user base might be using (http/https).
> I believe this would have to be an RIR policy, though. ARIN is 
> holding an open mic to present a few blurbs on potential 
> policy at the Orlando meeting. It might be an idea for some
> operators to hook up at the meeting prior to the open mic and
> talk more. It's too late to make a proposal for this upcoming
> meeting, but not the next one. 
> And that's a joint NANOG/ARIN meeting, IIRC.


this is not the ivtf.  let's not see how complex we can make things.
please remember yagni.  let's see how SIMPLY this can be to get 80%
of the effect for 10% of the effort and hardware sales.


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