Prefix Hijack Tool Comaprision

Hank Nussbacher hank at
Thu Nov 13 18:57:35 UTC 2008

At 10:28 AM 13-11-08 -0800, Scott Weeks wrote:

>With this last hijack, we see the comparison between PHAS and 
>BGPmon.  Does anyone use other hijack tools who would be willing to 
>compare to these two tools wrt time to alert, number of alerts, etc. 
>during this event?
>How do folks find the extent of the damage?  Using BGPlay only or are 
>their other good tools for assessing damage?

I use all 4 - BGPmon, RIPE, PHAS, and

BGPMon kicks ass on all of them.  RIPE showed up 5-6 hours later.  PHAS and 
Watchmy were nowhere to be seen.


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