Micro-allocation needed?

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Tue Jun 22 02:20:59 CDT 2010


* Ask Bjørn Hansen:

> Are there (a significant number of) providers that will filter a /24
> announcement from an ARIN prefix not in the list of prefixes where
> they allocate /24 blocks.

I've seen such filters applied to RIPE's /8s which actually led to
reachability problems because the shorter covering prefix was not
announced.  (Arguably, that's two failures.)

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