Advice in dealing with BGP prefix hijacking

Scott Weeks surfer at mauigateway.com
Mon Sep 29 15:23:14 CDT 2008



--- mikebenden at gmail.com wrote:
From: "L. Gabriel Somlo" <mikebenden at gmail.com>

I'm looking for advice on how to deal with a US ISP (names withheld to
protect the guilty) which seems to repeatedly fat-finger our IP space
into their BGP announcements, and then gives us the run-around when we
call them on the phone, since we're not their clients...
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Talk to their upstream(s) and ask them to filter the ISP properly.  Show the upstreams evidence of the ISPs wrongful announcements from router commands, bgplay or other tools.

scott




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