UUNet Routing SNAFU

Alec H. Peterson ahp at hilander.com
Wed Oct 8 18:05:05 UTC 1997

On Wed, Oct 08, 1997 at 09:11:27AM -0700, Michael Dillon wrote:
> Isn't this the kind of problems that the Doran filters are supposed
> to prevent?


> I understand that it is not to everyone's benefit to filter on the
> /19 boundary like Sprint does but it seems to be prudent to adopt a
> /8 filter on most of the old class A space and a /16 filter on the
> old class B space.  Other than the need to update these filters as
> the former class A space is subdivided I can see no major downside.

I for one am going to implement such filters ASAP, and I hope others
will do the same...

It might be a good idea for providers to put up web pages on their
policy for accepting external announcements, for reference purposes.


|Alec Peterson - ahp at hilander.com    | Erols Internet Services, INC.        |
|Network Engineer                    | Springfield, VA.                     |

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