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Re: The Cidr Report

  • From: Hank Nussbacher
  • Date: Sat Feb 12 13:27:29 2005

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005, Jon Lewis wrote:

> I've personally dealt with a customer not too long ago who when we turned
> them up was announcing 2 /20s, a /21, a /22, and several /23s and /24s all
> deaggregated as /24s.  Sprint and Qwest (their other upstreams at the
> time) apparently had no problem with this.  I saw what they were doing and
> asked them why.  "That's how our router consultant set it up."  There was
> no technical reason for it.  I helped them reaggregate their BGP
> announcements.
> I'll bet there are at least hundreds of similar AS's that just need to
> be prodded (or maybe even some hand holding or config help) in order to
> clean up their announcements.

It would appear that ARIN education is somehow lacking in regards to their
paying membership.


[see my previous post]

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