Advertising rented IPv4 prefix from a different ASN.
hannigan at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 16:59:09 UTC 2016
On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 3:39 PM, Andrew <andrew at vianet.ca> wrote:
> Hello List,
[ clip, plenty of advice on these points ]
> I feel if we just adverse the prefix it get put on a bogon list for prefix
> hijacking. This space is rented long term but they are not interested in
> reassigning the space to us. They also want to keep advertising their
> prefix as one contiguous block.
You will also likely need a letter of authorization from the network
lending you their space for your upstreams or others.
Here's a usable template that you can customize for your own purposes.
Hope this helps:
Caveats, IPv6? Be sure to consult with lawyers, comply with your
favorite RIR policy and compare the cost of "renting" to "leasing" or
acquiring on the open market. There are a number of sources to acquire
IPv4 address space easily found using your favorite search engine.
You may be also be eligible for a last /22 allocation from RIPE if you
qualify under their current policy. See http://bit.ly/LASTCALL-22 for
More information about the NANOG