BCP38 exceptions for RFC1918 space

Leigh Porter leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Mon Aug 23 04:31:34 CDT 2010


I very often see 1918 space in ICMP responses. It's quite dumb.

-----Original Message-----
From: Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu [mailto:Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu] 
Sent: 16 August 2010 14:27
To: Joe Greco
Cc: nanog at merit.edu
Subject: Re: BCP38 exceptions for RFC1918 space

On Mon, 16 Aug 2010 06:50:00 CDT, Joe Greco said:

> > What *possible* use case would require a 1918-sourced packet to be 
> > traversing the public internet? We're all waiting with bated breath 
> > to hear this one. ;)
> 
> It's great for showing in traceroutes who the heel is.

Like I said, at that point it's name-n-shame time.




More information about the NANOG mailing list