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Re: Is it time to abandon bogon prefix filters?
Randy Bush <randy@xxxxxxx> writes: >> Not sure what you mean by this, but the painful reality is that most >> stuff, once deployed, gets promptly forgotten about, much the same as >> you might ignore a wall wart power supply under your desk until it >> started smelling funny or stopped delivering electricity. Thus, I >> contend that one's routers should be configured to avoid ticking time >> bombs. > > and i am saying that you should use a router configuration *system* that > avoids ticking time bombs. no router should be neglected and unloved. I agree 100%, I'm just acknowledging reality and suggesting that we should not promulgate practices which don't take into account the skew between best-implementation-and-followthrough and oversight-by-PHB. -r