not rewriting next-hop, pointing default, ...

Scott Huddle huddle at
Thu Sep 11 21:24:33 UTC 1997

I hate when contact numbers are disconnected.  Does anyone have a good
contact for


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Randy Bush <randy at> wrote
> a senior engineer at a well-known provider just pointed out to us that
> a weenie provider at mae-east was
>   o not rewriting next-hop
>   o sending our routes to others
>   o sending others' routes to us
>   o likely pointing default at us
> their noc phone was answered by a modem.  we suspended peering with them and
> wrote to their noc.  we got back a snotty message.  we have ceased peering
> with them.
> we installed packet filters.  our traffic on the east fddi dropped
> noticeably.
> when the larger providers decline to peer with the smaller, there is a sad
> reason.  traceroute -g is your friend.
> randy

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