How polluted is 1/8?

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Thu Feb 4 14:41:57 CST 2010


If it's not obvious, I've thoguht about this and made some offers to the people at APNIC/RIPE.

Hoping someone moves forward with this.

The note was on the apops list (iirc).

- jared

On Feb 4, 2010, at 3:18 PM, Tico wrote:

> On 2/4/10 2:14 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>> I know someone who'd happily sink both the /24's in question.. if apnic's
>> interested.
>>   
> Ditto.
> 
>> 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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