Dear Akamai, you got a /32 there not a bunch of /48s - how to break Facebook and annoy lots of users

Nick Hilliard nick at
Mon Aug 20 18:37:31 CEST 2012

On 20/08/2012 17:17, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> Announcing /48s will get filtered and this randomly breaks stuff.
> One would think that Akamai had enough moneyz to pay everybody to accept
> those /48s into their or at least then to get a disjunct /32...
> Dear Akamai: It is a PA prefix as in AGGREGATED...


I'm counting ~800 prefixes in the DMZ for Akamai's v4 requirements.  Can
you suggest an alternative strategy for multihoming 800 ipv6 CDN sites
which is less problematic than announcing 800 /48s out of a single /32?


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