Rogers Canada using 7.0.0.0/8 for internal address space

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Wed May 25 12:26:56 CDT 2011


On May 24, 2011, at 8:22 PM, Jeremy wrote:
> As long as necessary precautions are taken (route filters, tunnels, VRF's)
> shouldn't this be technically feasible without any negative ramifications?

Any? Debatable. Doing stuff like this has costs, but I suspect the folks at Rogers aren't idiots and actually did a cost/benefit analysis. 

> Couldn't
> you theoretically use anyone's IP space, advertised or not, for this
> internal transit?

Yes.

> I'm not saying it's a good idea, it's certainly more
> complex which leads to its own issues, but shouldn't it be possible?

Of course.  Not even sure it is more complex. 

Regards,
-drc





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