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Re: [afnog] ARIN to allocate from 74/8 & 75/8

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Tue Sep 20 17:05:41 2005

On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, Todd Underwood wrote:

>
> randy, all,
>
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 10:37:13AM -1000, Randy Bush wrote:
> > > Connectivity testing is currently being done by Team Cymru on the following
> > > three /20s (one from each /8).  All of these test allocations originate with
> > > AS36666.
> > >
> > > 74.63.0.0/20
> > > 75.127.0.0/20
> > > 76.191.0.0/20
> >
> > and how is that testing being done?
>
> > i.e. is there a pingable address in each, as has been
> > discussed here just a few times?
>
> ping is ok, but routing table entry existence seems better. ping can
> fail for lots of reasons and what we're really testing is routing, not
> icmp end-to-end, right?
>

actually, routing is only half the problem (or some portion less than ALL
of it atleast). Perhaps the traffic gets/got acl'd somewhere even though
there are routes? I think Randy's asking: "Is there a webserver or ping
host out there we can test from inside our network to inside proposed new
network(s)?"

> if it's useful, i'd be happy to report what percentage of my peers
> have/don't have routes to these prefixes.
>

that might be neat too :) on your webpage perhaps?




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