community real-time BGP hijack notification service

Skywing Skywing at
Fri Sep 12 14:16:02 CDT 2008

It might be useful to have an option to generate an example alert mail for purposes of setting up necessary mail processing rules and that sort.  Just a thought.

- S

-----Original Message-----
From: Gadi Evron [mailto:ge at]
Sent: Friday, September 12, 2008 3:13 PM
To: Kevin Oberman
Cc: nanog at
Subject: Re: community real-time BGP hijack notification service

On Fri, 12 Sep 2008, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> Looks interesting, but it only takes a fairly short list of ASNs for a
> prefix. For our big CIDR blocks, we have WAY too many ASNs to enter them
> all, so it's pretty useless for me. I need to be able to enter at very
> least a dozen ASes and I suspect may folks have a LOT more then that.

I am sure we can fix that, Thanks for the comment!

> For now, I'll enter some shorter pieces from the block, but I'm most
> concerned with the pieces that are not currently assigned, so are
> available for hijack. I have added the larger, unassigned blocks. I'll
> start adding assigned bits and pieces as well as unassigned pieces, but
> being able to put all valid origin ASes in the list for the full blocks
> would be a lot nicer.

Please let us know if you encounter any issues.

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