IPV6 route registries

Matthew Huff mhuff at ox.com
Tue Sep 13 23:07:54 CEST 2011

RADB allowed one of our ISPs to proxy add a route6 this week to our ASN. It's a pretty common thing at IRRs as of now. I assume it's because they believe most non-service providers are clueless...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gert Doering [mailto:gert at space.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 4:50 PM
> To: Matthew Huff
> Cc: 'Nick Hilliard'; 'Jeroen Massar'; 'ipv6-ops at lists.cluenet.de'
> Subject: Re: IPV6 route registries
> Hi,
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 01:46:59PM -0400, Matthew Huff wrote:
> > Both solutions can end up with inconsistencies. We have had providers update other
> registries as a proxy for us with only their info, creating problems.
> Reasonable security at an IRRDB will prevent that.
> IRRDBs that permit anyone to enter entries for other people's networks
> should just go away, and not be used.  This was a thing from last century,
> when the Internet was a nice and cooperative place...
> Gert Doering
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> have you enabled IPv6 on something today...?
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