Credit to Digital Ocean for ipv6 offering

Lee Howard Lee at asgard.org
Wed Jun 18 19:49:33 UTC 2014


On 6/18/14 2:44 PM, "John R. Levine" <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

>> I find the /50 particularly odd as it's not a nibble boundary and very
>> close to /48. It's almost certain this is an operator who fails to
>>grasp 
>> that they could have easily gotten a larger allocation from their RIR
>>if 
>> they just asked for it and provided the appropriate justification in
>> terms of giving /48s to their customers. OTOH, it's far better than
>> those ridiculous providers that are screwing over their customers with
>> /56s or even worse, /60s.
>
>It's Time-Warner, and they are not ignorant.  I think they're
>experimenting.  They are still working out bugs in their internal
>routing, 
>since my v6 routes have an annoying habit of disappearing inside their
>network if I don't do a ping that passes through them every couple of
>minutes.
>
>Also, it may not actuallly be a /50.  That's what their rwhois says, but
>I haven't done a tcpdump so I don't know what size they're actually
>offering me.

It's either a /64 or a /56 or a misconfiguration.

Lee





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