address spoofing

Bryan Bradsby Bryan.Bradsby at
Fri Apr 23 19:39:00 UTC 1999

On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> Perhaps router vendors can figure out some way to ensure that all
> packets generated by a router get a unique, valid, non-RFC1918 number
> when they would otherwise have used an RFC1918 number.  Maybe people who
> think they need to use RFC1918 should instead just hide all their
> internal crap in a big ATM or FR cloud.

Our routers have been assigned IP numbers from our CIDR blocks for some
time now. 

We are considering assigning IPs for router interfaces from our allocated
swamp, broken up into numerous small /30 subnets (or similar).

Any comments on this practice?

Your good net neighbor,

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