Follow up to previous post regarding SAAVIS

Joe Provo nanog-post at
Wed Aug 12 15:37:53 CDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 11:20:28AM -0700, goemon at wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Aug 2009, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> >On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Drew Weaver<drew.weaver at> wrote:
> >>Anyone know why SAAVIS would be allowing PEER1 (AS 13768) to advertise 
> >>routes for whatever IP addresses they want?
> >sadly savvis didn't learn the pccw lesson, which is also the
> >turk-telecom lesson which is also the as7007 lesson which is... fairly
> >sad really in 2009.
> >for the sake of $diety put a prefix-filter on your customer bgp
> >sessions, it ain't hard!
> sounds too much like "work" to me. not interested.

The irony is that MCI had (and C&W maintained for quite some time) 
a functional, highly automated IRR-based customer filtering system
[props to the Cary team].  Somewhere along the M&A highway, the
work to maintain it was substituted with the work to dismantle it.
Sad to see crap emitted with 3561 in the path.

             RSUC / GweepNet / Spunk / FnB / Usenix / SAGE

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