Lightower (ASN:46887) RTBH community info

Thomas King thomas.king at
Mon Sep 26 20:08:54 UTC 2016

Hi all,
there is a well-known BLACKHOLE BGP community underway [0]: 65535:666

All transit providers and IXPs are kindly asked to support it. DE-CIX will support this community on all its IXPs soon.

Best regards,


On 26/09/16 21:23, "NANOG on behalf of George Skorup" <nanog-bounces at on behalf of george at> wrote:

    Windstream: 7029:4507
    GTT: 3257:2666
    are the two I know of.
    On 9/26/2016 1:58 PM, Nick Ellermann wrote:
    > I would love to know which ISP's support RTBH? We have struggled to get anyone to support communities. If their website says they do, their NOC sure doesn't know it or agree... I don't want to list names here, but truly we would love RTBH capabilities with our upstreams.
    > Sincerely,
    > Nick Ellermann – CTO & VP Cloud Services
    > BroadAspect
    > E: nellermann at
    > P: 703-297-4639
    > F: 703-996-4443
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    > From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at] On Behalf Of Matthew Crocker
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    > Subject: Lightower (ASN:46887) RTBH community info
    > Hello,
    > Does anyone know the RTBH community for Lightower?  I’ve tried 46887:666 but that doesn’t work.   I have a /32 I need to blackhole, Lightower is the last ISP and it doesn’t appear they support RTBH ☹
    > Thanks
    > -Matt
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    > Matthew Crocker
    > President – Crocker Communications
    > matthew at<mailto:matthew at>

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