Bogons

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Sat Jan 29 09:23:02 CST 2011


On Jan 28, 2011, at 8:41 PM, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 12:35:43PM -0800, Jacob Broussard wrote:
>> Static bogons are the bane of my existence...  The pain of trying to explain
>> to someone for MONTHS that they haven't updated their reference, with
>> traceroutes to back it up, and they continue to say that it has something to
>> do with my network.
> 
> THey're right -- your network is using an address range they've chosen to
> configure their equipment not to accept... <grin>

The RIRs have decided to hand out the "polluted" space to large providers to ensure the greatest damage to those who are too stupid to update their filters.

If you know anyone who runs a network, tell them to remove their static bogon filters today.  Seriously.

-- 
TTFN,
patrick





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