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Re: Level3 Blackhole Community

  • From: Richard A Steenbergen
  • Date: Wed Dec 14 20:06:02 2005

On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 05:50:30PM -0700, Erich Borchert wrote:
> Does anyone know if Level3 supports a BGP black hole community from
> their customers, .e.g., 3356:666 ?  I spoke with someone in their NOC
> but they lacked clue.  

According to whois -h whois.radb.net AS3356 | grep remarks

...
remarks:        --------------------------------------------------------
remarks:        prefix type communities
remarks:        --------------------------------------------------------
remarks:        3356:123  - Customer route
remarks:        3356:666  - Peer route
...

3356:666 (aka route of satan?) is applied to any peer route. I've been 
told the community you're looking for is 3356:9999, and not as widely 
speculated, 3356:174. :)

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Richard A Steenbergen <ras@e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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