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Re: CIDR and aggregation offenders
- From: Hank Nussbacher
- Date: Tue Jan 30 01:41:23 2001
Remember my idea of sending emails to the worst CIDR offenders? Some may
have thought it naive :-). I sent to the #1 offender and here is what I
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Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 15:44:49 -0500
From: "Douglas Holmes" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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AppliedTheory has performed a maintenance over the weekend to correct
non-aggregated routes were being leaked to the Internet by one of our peers.
As you may have noticed, this was a rather sudden jump to the top of the
list. It appears that some of our non-aggregated routes were being leaked
to the Internet by one of our peers.
We take our responsibility as citizens of the Internet community seriously
and therefore do our best to aggregate appropriately. We are regularly
reviewing the way we announce routes to the Internet to ensure that we are
doing what serves our customers' and the Internet community's best interests.
After fixing the leak through our peer, I think you will find that we will
fall off the list of "worst offenders" very quickly. Thank you.
Day Team Leader
Customer Support Center
>To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
>From: Hank Nussbacher <email@example.com>
>Subject: Global routing table bloat
>Based on the CIDR report located at:
>Applied Theory is the worst offender:
>ASnum NetsNow NetsCIDR NetGain % Gain Description
>AS1785 593 370 223 37.6% AppliedTheory Communications
>This means that the global BGP routing table is now close to 100,000
>prefixes and your organization is listed as the worst offender for not
>aggregating their prefixes when announcing them to the Internet.
>I hope Applied Theory can take the time and fix up their prefix
>announcements to the Internet so we all don't have to suffer.