I am looking at it from an ARIN justification point. If you are a small
operator and need a /24 you have justification if you give customer’s publics,
but is it a great line if you are only giving out publics for people who need
cameras or need to connect in from the outside world. If I need a /24 and I
don’t really use it all am I being shady? It becomes a “how much of a grey
area is there” kind of thing.
> On Mar 13, 2018, at 1:37 PM, William Herrin <b...@herrin.us> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Justin Wilson <li...@mtin.net> wrote:
>> I agree that the global routing table is pretty bloated as is. But what
>> kind of a solution for providers who need to participate in BGP but only
>> need a /25?
> Hi Justin,
> If you need a /25 and BGP for multihoming or anycasting, get a /24.
> The cost you impose on the system by using BGP *at all* is much higher
> than the cost you impose on the system by consuming less than 250
> "unneeded" Ip addresses.
> I did a cost analysis on a BGP announcement a decade or so ago. The
> exact numbers have changed but the bottom line hasn't: it's
> ridiculously consumptive.
> Bill Herrin
> William Herrin ................ her...@dirtside.com b...@herrin.us
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