Trouble reaching whois.ripe.net and www.ietf.org
niels=cluenet at bakker.net
Fri Oct 20 16:48:58 CEST 2006
* jhma at mcvax.org (James Aldridge) [Thu 19 Oct 2006, 16:59 CEST]:
>For a while, because of a configuration error, we were announcing our
>/42 without setting the 'no-export' community. This is now fixed but
>the old route may be stuck in some routers out there.
Seems to work now, at least I see the route with that community.
>In general we would prefer traffic to follow the SURFnet path from
>anywhere except directly peered networks. As you say, this doesn't work
>when a peer decides not to honour our 'no-export' :-(
However, any site downstream of Tiscali will get the /42 and use that in
favour of SURFnet's aggregate route.
>So, to any of the RIPE NCC's IPv6 peers who may be reading this, please
>honour our 'no-export' (it's there for a reason!) and do NOT advertise
>2001:610:240::/42 to your peers and/or upstreams. If you insist on
>propagating our route then, at the very least, do not filter the traffic
>which the route attracts.
Tiscali (AS3257) removes any and all communities. I have a separate
peer-group for them.
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