[AusNOG] Bogon Filtering
sam.silvester at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 17:15:05 EST 2012
On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 4:01 PM, Mark Newton <newton at atdot.dotat.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 04:22:45PM +1100, Chris Killian wrote:
> > Fairly open ended question but does filter these anymore. *Some companies
> > seem to think that as the IPV4 space has been fully allocated this is no
> > longer a requirement. However looking at the bogon lists there are still a
> > huge number of unallocted IPV4 address.
> > What do you guys think.
> As someone who has had to spend weeks of his life on several
> occasions trying to convince networks utilizing bogon filtering to
> update themselves because APNIC had started allocating out of a
> new IANA /8 block, I can tell you that anyone who is still bogon
> filtering is causing more harm than good, both to themselves and to
> whatever passes for global internet connectivity these days.
By all means filter out RFC1918, defaults etc, but beyond that isn't
worth the pain it causes.
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