Is it time to abandon bogon prefix filters?

Randy Bush randy at
Fri Aug 15 10:56:27 CDT 2008

> Not sure what you mean by this, but the painful reality is that most
> stuff, once deployed, gets promptly forgotten about, much the same as
> you might ignore a wall wart power supply under your desk until it
> started smelling funny or stopped delivering electricity.  Thus, I
> contend that one's routers should be configured to avoid ticking time
> bombs.

and i am saying that you should use a router configuration *system* that
avoids ticking time bombs.  no router should be neglected and unloved.


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