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Re: IP ranges, re- announcing 'PA space' via BGP, etc
--On April 14, 2006 9:26:56 PM +0100 Andy Davidson <[email protected]> wrote: > > On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 01:13:19PM +0200, Alexander Koch wrote: > > When a random customer (content hoster) asks you to accept > > something out of 8/8 that is Level(3) space, and there is no > > route at this moment in the routing table, do you accept it, > > or does Level(3) have some fancy written formal process and > > they get approval to do it, etc.? > > Initial instinct has to just be 'yuck', but in the interest of getting > the job done, I'd look at : > > - how is it registered ? Are your customer mentioned ? > - is it already a prefix which is announced seperately from the rest of > the aggregated block ? > - if the customer wants to multihome, have they even considered PI ? > - are the customer happy for you to talk to the aggregating company ? > are you happy to talk to them ? > - it's still 'yuck'. Frankly, if the customer is multihomed, then, it might be preferable for them to go direct to ARIN for an end-user assignment. These are now available as small as a /22 since the adoption of policy 2002-3. Owen -- If it wasn't crypto-signed, it probably didn't come from me.