Where are static bogon filters appropriate? was: 96.2.0.0/16 Bogons

Chris L. Morrow christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Thu Mar 1 19:33:56 UTC 2007



On Thu, 1 Mar 2007, Roland Dobbins wrote:

>
>
> On Mar 1, 2007, at 6:22 AM, Chris L. Morrow wrote:
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> > So, where are static bogon filters appropriate?
>
> #define static
>
> Obviously, one's bogon filters (both for iACLs and for prefix-lists
> or whatever other mechanism one uses to filter the route
> announcements one accepts) must be dynamic enough in nature to
> accommodate updates when new blocks are cracked open.  'Static'
> shouldn't be read as 'eternal', although that's often what ends up
> happening.

I absolutely agree, but without some tool or process to follow... we get
stuck acls/filters and no idea that there is a problem until it's far into
the problem :(



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