BGP offloading (fixing legacy router BGP scalability issues)

Colin Johnston colinj at
Thu Apr 2 08:07:23 UTC 2015

> On 2 Apr 2015, at 08:57, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at> wrote:
> On 2/Apr/15 09:52, Stefan Neufeind wrote:
>> Of course it's not something you should generalise about all people or
>> all traffic from certain countries. But it's obvious that there are some
>> countries which seem to care almost not at all about abuse or maybe even
>> are sources for planned hack-attempts. And at least some large ISPs
>> there seem to do nothing for their reputation or the reputation of their
>> country.
> So when your customer calls you to complain about not being able to
> reach a random destination in "certain countries", you would tell them
> that you made a conscious decision to block access to "certain
> countries" because of reasons the customer probably will never
> understand or appreciate?
Open ranges as necessary and mention will will reblock if bad traffic seen.

It is called protect what you know is good and allow bad if documented and check if does not cause problems


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