BGP visibility for /24 End User Allocation

Randy Carpenter rcarpen at network1.net
Fri Sep 23 13:56:05 CDT 2011


We have routed a couple of /24s via BGP for a long time. 10+ years for one of them. We have never had any issues. If you get an End-User assignment from ARIN, it is probably even easier than getting providers to route a /24 out of another provider's space.


-Randy

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----- Original Message -----
> On 9/23/11 11:29 AM, Eric Germann wrote:
> > Long time on-again-off-again lurker.
> > 
> > Looking to multihome in the most efficient mode.
> > 
> > Our two upstreams are AS11530 (Embarq) and AS10796 (Time Warner).
> >  Diverse routed fiber from each at 10Mbps.
> > 
> > Our traffic profile is highly asymmetric as a consumer of bandwidth
> > (12-15Mbps average inbound aggregate, 2-3Mbps aggregate very
> > bursty outbound).
> > 
> > Years ago when I tinkered with BGP there were substantial issues
> > with getting any prefix too small through filters to see the
> > "greater Internet" (IIRC it was a /19 at that time).
> > 
> > Given we really could justify a /24 realistically, what is the
> > current status of filtering in terms of having that /24 get to the
> > "vast majority" of the Internet given the two providers in
> > question?
> > 
> > Thanks for any advice in advance.
> > 
> 
> A /24 is has been the gold standard for a while, you shouldn't have
> any
> problems.
> 
> ~Seth
> 
> 
> 



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