Not announcing (to the greater internet) loopbacks/PTP/infra - how ?

Nick Hilliard nick at
Thu Oct 4 20:08:11 UTC 2018

William Herrin wrote on 04/10/2018 20:53:
> I wonder if it would be useful to ask the IETF to assign a block of
> "origination-only" IP addresses... IP addresses which by standard are
> permitted to be the source of ICMP packets but which should be
> unreachable by forward routing.

no - this would be abused for ddos.


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