"Tactical" /24 announcements

Lukas Tribus lukas at ltri.eu
Tue Aug 10 06:15:47 UTC 2021


On Mon, 9 Aug 2021 at 17:47, Billy Croan <BCroan at unrealservers.net> wrote:
> Are there any big networks that drop or penalize announcements like this?

It's possible you could get your peering request denied for this. I
have put *reasonable* prefix aggregation into peering requirements for
some years now. If you are a small eyeball network with 8192 IP
addresses and originate 32 /24's, that is *not* reasonable.



On Mon, 9 Aug 2021 at 17:47, Billy Croan <BCroan at unrealservers.net> wrote:
> to originate everything as distinct /24 prefixes, to reduce the effect of
> a potential bgp hijack.

Some men just want to see the world burn.


lukas


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