Consequences of BGP Peering with Private Addresses

Cameron Byrne cb.list6 at
Wed Jun 15 11:56:52 CDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 9:47 AM, James Grace <james at> wrote:
> Hey All,
> So we're running out of peering space in our /24 and we were considering using private /30's for new peerings.  Are there any horrific consequences to picking up this practice?

You can reclaim space by switching your peerings to /31s where possible.

If you go down the private space route, make sure you and your peers
know about "next hop self"


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