De-bogon not possible via arin policy.

Ricky Beam jfbeam at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 14:41:21 CST 2011


On Thu, 15 Dec 2011 10:42:40 -0500, Matthew Kaufman <matthew at matthew.at>  
wrote:
> Now that 5.0.0.0/8 is being allocated, you need to move out of it (so  
> that your users can reach the real 5.0.0.0/8 sites).
>
> Why wouldn't this be sufficient justification for a new /8 from ARIN?

Because it's not ARIN's job to clean up someone else's stupid.  You chose  
to use address space that would eventually be allocated, thus creating a  
(future) mess for yourself; now you're left to live with it.  (For the  
record, there's no easy way out of that mess now.)



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