IPv6 route annoucement

Corey Touchet corey.touchet at corp.totalserversolutions.com
Thu Aug 7 21:22:49 UTC 2014

Pretty strong reaction for a single prefix.

Now if you said you wanted to advertise all your /64¹s that would be a
different conversation.

On 8/7/14, 2:58 PM, "John York" <johny at griffintechnology.com> wrote:

>Hoping to not start a war...
>We (a multi-homed end-user site) are finally getting IPv6-enabled Internet
>connectivity from one of our ISPs. In conversations regarding our BGP
>config, the ISP has balked at allowing us to advertise our ARIN-assigned
>/44, saying things like, "do you know how many addresses that is!!??"
>Am I way off base in thinking this network size is not out of the norm? I
>know it's a lot of addresses (19 octillion-something?), but that
>assignment was based on the same criteria that got us a /22 in v4 space.
>Should accepting a /44 in v6 not be equivalent, policy-wise, to accepting
>a /22 in v4?
>John York
>Information Technology | Network Administrator
>615-399-7000 x:333
>Griffin Technology
>2030 Lindell Avenue Nashville, TN  37203 USA

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