[Rack] Oddity on 75.101.62.88

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Mon Jun 18 14:38:02 PDT 2012


On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> wrote:
> If we got a /24, we could eliminate our NAT.  We could still firewall most
> inbound traffic to noisebridge, but making NAT go away would make me happy.
>
> As jof says, the real problem is our consumer network connectivity.  It
> would be very difficult to convince monkeybrains/sonic to let us do BGP.

I think they might be the least hard to convince of all possible
consumer services, but that might not be saying much :)

d.

>
> -ben
>
>
> On Mon, 18 Jun 2012, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I vote that we get our own AS number and BGP like crazy people
>>
>>
>> It's not crazy, and we really could do it, albeit over tunnels for most
>> paths.
>>
>> Getting IP space is getting increasingly harder, but not impossible.
>> What's tough is justifying an initial allocation from ARIN. We'd need
>> to be able to show that we're already making use of 80% of the space
>> we would ask for.
>>
>> We could probably get a micro allocation as a /24 for our purposes.
>>
>> For an AS, we'd need to show intent and follow through on multihoming
>> through 2+ providers.
>>
>> It'll also cost a couple thousand bucks in registration fees.
>>
>> --j
>>
>


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