How polluted is 1/8?

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 14:14:44 CST 2010


I know someone who'd happily sink both the /24's in question.. if apnic's
interested.

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:

>
> On Feb 4, 2010, at 1:27 PM, Kevin Loch wrote:
>
> > Mirjam Kuehne wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> After 1/8 was allocated to APNIC last week, the RIPE NCC did some
> measurements to find out how "polluted" this block really is.
> >> See some surprising results on RIPE Labs:
> http://labs.ripe.net/content/pollution-18
> >> Please also note the call for feedback at the bottom of the article.
> >
> > The most surprising thing in that report was that someone has an AMS-IX
> > port at just 10 megs.  It would be nice to see an actual measurement of
> > the traffic and daily/weekly changes. A breakdown of the flow data by
> > source ASN and source prefix (for the top 50-100 sources) would also be
> > interesting.
>
> There was a call on the apnic list for someone to sink some of the traffic.
>
> I'd like to see someone capture the data and post pcaps/netflow analysis,
> and possibly just run a http server on that /24 so people can test if their
> network is broken.
>
> I've taken a peek at the traffic, and I don't think it's 100's of megs, but
> without a global view who knows.
>
> - Jared
>



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