[AusNOG] Telstra using US DOD IP's like they are RFC1918

Bradley Amm Bradley.Amm at telethonkids.org.au
Fri Apr 22 11:09:32 EST 2016

Do they have a MPLS.
They do it their MPLS network

From: AusNOG [mailto:ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net] On Behalf Of Nathan Brookfield
Sent: Friday, 22 April 2016 8:44 AM
To: ausnog at lists.ausnog.net
Subject: [AusNOG] Telstra using US DOD IP's like they are RFC1918

Morning All,

So I've been asked by a customer to explain a traceroute, after reviewing it and telling them to contact Telstra because the hop count out of the Telstra network is putrid, I noticed something else unusual/concerning:

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Any idea's on why Telstra are using addresses as if it's RFC1918 private IP space, surely this is the oversight of someone who needs to find a new job.

This IP space belongs to the US Department of Defense.... WTF?

Kindest Regards,

Nathan Brookfield (VK2NAB)

Chief Executive Officer

Simtronic Technologies Pty Ltd

Local: (02) 4749 4949 | Fax: (02) 4749 4950 | Direct: (02) 4749 4951

Web: http://www.simtronic.com.au<http://www.simtronic.com.au/> | E-mail: nathan.brookfield at simtronic.com.au<mailto:nathan.brookfield at simtronic.com.au>

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