google ipv6 routes via cogent

Jon Lewis jlewis at
Thu Mar 2 14:07:01 UTC 2017

On Sat, 25 Feb 2017, Aaron wrote:

> Hi, I'm new to the nanog list, hope this isn't out of scope for what is
> usually discussed here.
> Cogent is telling me that I can't route through cogent to get to google ipv6
> routes (particularly the well known dns addresses 2001:4860:4860::88xx)
> because google decided not to advertise those route to one of their mutual
> peers.
> Anyone know anything about this ?  .and why it happened and when it will be
> resolved ?

Google wants Cogent to peer with them.  Cogent wants Google to buy transit 
or use another transit provider to reach Cogent.  Check the archives for 
the dead horse.

  Jon Lewis, MCP :)           |  I route
                              |  therefore you are
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