Rogers Canada using 7.0.0.0/8 for internal address space

Vinny_Abello at Dell.com Vinny_Abello at Dell.com
Tue May 24 16:34:22 CDT 2011


I think those within the organization that deploy those vehicles or are Navy
SEALs might sit at different lunch tables than the guys worried about IP
address collisions. ;-)

-Vinny

-----Original Message-----
From: Rubens Kuhl [mailto:rubensk at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 10:57 AM
To: Nanog
Subject: Re: Rogers Canada using 7.0.0.0/8 for internal address space

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:28 PM, Mark Farina <markfarina76 at gmail.com>
wrote:
> As of April 27th I have started to receive dhcp broadcast requests
> originating from the 7.0.0.0/8 network. Based on MAC addresses, it
> seems that this is communication between the Rogers border/node
> hardware (MAC assigned to Cisco) and my Motorola cable modem.
>
> Is the DoD releasing this range to Rogers? Or has Rogers squatted on
> this space due to exhaustion of their 10/8 use? We've seen other
> vendors and ISP squat on previously unused ranges (the 1/8 or 5/8s).
> Could they not wrap their internal cable modem to node chatter in
> IPv6, instead of using assigned address space?

Squatting resources from an organization that can deploy F/A-18
Hornets, F/A-22 Raptors, Predator drones or Navy SEALs is probably bad
to your health.


Rubens

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