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Re: Verio Peering Question

  • From: up
  • Date: Thu Sep 27 16:09:20 2001

On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, P R wrote:

> I have a quick question about Verio's public peering policy.  What is the 
> smallest size prefix that Verio will accept from public peering?  The reason 
> why I ask is because my company informed me that Verio will not accept 
> anything from a Class A address with a prefix smaller than a /20 from pubic 
> peering.  Is that true? If so, how do small ISP's work around this?

When I applied for a /21 from one of my upstreams (Sprint, in this case),
they initially allocated a /21 out of former Class A space.  A phone call
and about 20 minutes later, they switched it to a /21 from 208/8.
According to Verio's policy:

In the traditional Class C space (i.e., 192/3), we accept /24 and shorter

As far as I know, nobody major is filtering /21-/24 from Class C or the

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