Where are static bogon filters appropriate? was: Bogons

Chris L. Morrow christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Thu Mar 1 14:22:37 UTC 2007

On Thu, 1 Mar 2007, Jon Lewis wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Eric Ortega wrote:
> > I'd like to thank the group for the responses and help with this issue. I
> > find it ironic that Randy's study actually uses 96 space.
> The amazing/sad thing is that people have been facing and fixing the same
> problem for more than 4 years.  How many times does a network have to fix
> their static bogon filters before coming to the realization that those
> filters are a bad idea?

So, where are static bogon filters appropriate? (loaded question perhaps)
I ask because just about every 'security expert' and 'security whitepaper'
or 'security suggestions' has some portion that speaks to "why it's a
grand idea to have acl-lines/firewall-policy tp block 'bogon' ip space"
(for some definition of 'bogon' of course).


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