AS 7018 BGP blackhole / AT&T contact sought

Donald Stahl don at
Tue Nov 6 23:54:26 UTC 2007

> ...but without a (public) reply.  It has been suggested (both in the 
> follow-ups to the above and elsewhere) that there are people involved with 
> 7018 that are frequent readers here; I'm really hoping one of them will take 
> pity on us and either reply here or communicate with me off-list.
> We are in need of an RFC3882-esque method of null-routing /32s on-demand  on 
> our provider's network before they are sent to us.  I can provide details of 
> our circumstances if requested.  I have been trying to get the answer to this 
> question from AT&T MIS support for days now, but have gotten nowhere.  The 
> telephone support guys won't talk to me about this and tell me to use "Life 
> Cycle" / e-mail for this issue.  E-mail replies from AWMIS are days in coming 
> and not helpful (typically just providing me with more hoops that they want 
> to make me jump through), and I'm becoming increasingly frustrated with the 
> level of "support" being given.  All I need is a "yes" or "no" response and, 
> if "yes" is the answer, the proper community to use.
They don't support it. Other communities yes. Blackhole no. At least 
that's what's I've always been told by them.


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