Re: IPv4 Anycast Resoure Recommendations

2010-06-02 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jun 2, 2010, at 6:08 AM, Jimmy Changa wrote: I was wondering if anyone had recommendations on IPv4 Anycast resources (whitepapers, RFCs) as it relates to DNS? http://www.pch.net/resources/papers/anycast/ http://www.pch.net/resources/papers/dns-service-architecture/

Re: Country Level BGP Data

2010-06-28 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jun 28, 2010, at 5:58 PM, Paul Stewart wrote: Does anyone know of BGP statistical data based on country? If I wanted to know top 5 service providers in country XYZ based on number of BGP peers for example, is there something that can tell me this information? I can manually run a list of

Re: vpn exchange point

2010-07-21 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jul 21, 2010, at 9:13 AM, Vitkovsky, Adam wrote: Do you know of any vpn exchange point implementations please? -I mean something like IXP but for mpls vpns That would be like an IXP but for email. Or an IXP but for web traffic. VPNs are an application that run over IP, and IXPs are

Re: PCH.net down?

2010-07-21 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jul 21, 2010, at 5:44 AM, Jason Lewis wrote: This says it's not just down for me. http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/pch.net Anyone else? We don't know of an outage this morning, but one of our web servers has been a bit slow because someone's been multi-thread downloading our

Re: vpn exchange point

2010-07-21 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jul 21, 2010, at 12:59 PM, William McCall wrote: OP is referencing MPLS/BGP VPNs, not like IPsec VPNs. And I'm not sure that I've (personally) ever heard of an IXP for MPLS. Isn't that what one iteration of IXP-NSP in Japan was? I seem to recall that they talked about it a lot, back

Re: PCH.net down?

2010-07-22 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jul 22, 2010, at 10:47 AM, Mikhail Strizhov wrote: Dead again? Web page says Could not connect: . The multi-threaded download that's been hammering our web servers is still going on. We've just turned up a new server this morning, and expect to have the bulk-download processes moved

Re: Other NOGs around the world?

2010-08-22 Thread Bill Woodcock
You should be able to find of these at http://www.internetmeetings.org . A few not mentioned so far: CaribNOG - http://www.caribnog.org/ NZNOG - http://www.nznog.org/ LacNOG - http://www.lacnog.org/ There were a couple attempts at Nordic, Scandinavian and Northern European NOGs, which are now

Re: experience with equinix exchange

2010-11-29 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Nov 29, 2010, at 11:44 AM, Richard A Steenbergen wrote: On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 04:09:55PM -0600, Aaron Wendel wrote: According to pch they don't run most of them. I would say they run very few compared to how many there actually are. Uhh... Reality check, with the SD acquisition

Re: Cage nuts/rack hw near SAVVIS DC3 (Sterling VA)

2010-12-01 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Dec 1, 2010, at 8:43 AM, Chris Adams wrote: Once upon a time, Christopher Morrow morrowc.li...@gmail.com said: the colo provider may not want to 'waste' electricity/cooling on a vending machine... A plain (non-drink) machine draws a few watts. I don't think rack screws and patch

Re: NWW: Fix to Chinese Internet traffic hijack due in January

2010-12-08 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Dec 8, 2010, at 10:13 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:

Re: [Operational] Internet Police

2010-12-09 Thread Bill Woodcock
Butlerian Jihad. -Bill On Dec 9, 2010, at 19:02, Robert E. Seastrom r...@seastrom.com wrote: mikea mi...@mikea.ath.cx writes: On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 06:26:30PM +, Dobbins, Roland wrote: On Dec 10, 2010, at 1:19 AM, Michael Smith wrote: front lines of this

That thing the USG keeps sending people to OECD meetings to try to obfuscate:

2010-12-13 Thread Bill Woodcock
http://tech.slashdot.org/submission/1416250/68-of-US-broadband-connections-arent-broadband -Bill PGP.sig Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: Post-Exhaustion-phase punishment for early adopters

2011-02-04 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Feb 4, 2011, at 10:47 AM, Heinrich Strauss wrote: So once the early adopters migrate their networks to IPv6, there is no business need to maintain the IPv4 allocation and that will be returned to the free pool, since Business would see it as

Re: Post-Exhaustion-phase punishment for early adopters

2011-02-04 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Feb 4, 2011, at 1:11 PM, Bill Woodcock wrote: No, and in fact, I believe all the RIRs will probably do a reasonably brisk business in reclamation and reallocation, albeit in ever smaller blocks. On Feb 4, 2011, at 12:39 PM, Daniel

Re: Leasing of space via non-connectivity providers

2011-02-05 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Feb 5, 2011, at 11:22 AM, bmann...@vacation.karoshi.com wrote: ARIN's community certinly is dominated by a particular type of network operator. It's dominated by the type of network operator who shows up and participates. Generally, I hear

Re: Leasing of space via non-connectivity providers

2011-02-05 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Feb 5, 2011, at 10:27 AM, bmann...@vacation.karoshi.com wrote: If I justified an allocation 20 years ago, under the then current policy, it's presumptuous to presume the power of expropriation. No one presumes it, and a lot of us are in the

Re: Internet Exchange Point(IXP) questions

2011-02-17 Thread Bill Woodcock
subnet, others actively seek out sources of transit for the exchange subnet. -Bill Woodcock Research Director Packet Clearing House -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (Darwin

Re: Internet Exchange Point(IXP) questions

2011-02-17 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Feb 17, 2011, at 7:24 PM, Randy Bush wrote: this from the guy who pushed layer three exchange points for years? rofl! I was one of the people who built one in 1994, and used it quite happily for a few years, until it had outlasted its need.

Re: Nortel, in bankruptcy, sells IPv4 address block for $7.5 million

2011-03-24 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 24, 2011, at 7:40 AM, Tore Anderson wrote: They can only get them for free from ARIN if they can document an immediate demand. Perhaps they don't have an immediate demand… They can only get them _at all_ if they can document need. All receipt of address space, whether from the

Re: Regional AS model

2011-03-24 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 24, 2011, at 1:47 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote: On Mar 24, 2011, at 3:40 PM, Owen DeLong wrote: On Mar 24, 2011, at 12:42 PM, Zaid Ali z...@zaidali.com wrote: I have seen age old discussions on single AS vs multiple AS for backbone and datacenter design. I am particularly interested

Re: Peering Traffic Volume

2011-03-25 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 24, 2011, at 4:27 PM, Ravi Ramaswamy wrote: Hi All - I am new to this mailer. Hopefully my question is posed to the correct list. Welcome. I am using 2.5 Tbps as the peak volume of peering traffic over all peering points for a Tier 1 ISP, for some modeling purposes. Is that a

Re: Peering Traffic Volume

2011-03-25 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 25, 2011, at 10:51 AM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote: The question is whether some data is better than no data. Honestly, I'm not sure. Yes, Patrick, I was just trying to be diplomatic about saying not such a good idea so he'd keep reading through to the end, where I suggested some other,

Re: Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address on the 3rd of January.

2012-12-14 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Dec 14, 2012, at 8:59 AM, Michael Thomas m...@mtcc.com wrote: Matthew Newton wrote: So really stupid question, and hopefully it's just me, do I need to do something on my servers? Update the hints file. /var/named/ somewhere in all likelihood. Second question: I know that renumbering

Re: btw, the itu imploded

2012-12-14 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Dec 14, 2012, at 11:51 AM, Mike A mi...@mikea.ath.cx wrote: Yep. _Gloriously_! The US walked out, followed by bunchty others. http://www.pcworld.com/article/2020469/opponents-say-itu-treaty-threatens-internet-freedom.html At current count, to the best of my incomplete knowledge,

Re: why haven't ethernet connectors changed?

2012-12-20 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Dec 20, 2012, at 10:20 AM, Michael Thomas m...@mtcc.com wrote: I was looking at a Raspberry Pi board and was struck with how large the ethernet connector is in comparison to the board as a whole. It strikes me: ethernet connectors haven't changed that I'm aware in pretty much 25 years.

De-funding the ITU

2013-01-12 Thread Bill Woodcock
Please consider signing this petition: http://DeFundTheITU.org …so we can stop paying for both sides of this idiotic fight. Note that if the U.S. pulls its funding from the ITU, that's 10%, and if all of the countries that stood with us at the WCIT do so, that would be 74% of the ITU's

Re: De-funding the ITU

2013-01-12 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jan 12, 2013, at 9:59 PM, bmann...@vacation.karoshi.com wrote: its not that black/white. The ITU-R is actually -very- useful I'm not sure I'd go so far as to say that, but we can't withdraw from it, which is why it's called out as an exception in the petition.

Re: De-funding the ITU

2013-01-12 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jan 12, 2013, at 9:04 PM, Fred Baker (fred) f...@cisco.com wrote: ITU-D and ITU-R do a lot of good work. Care to try to cite an example? R we can't pull out of because NRO needs its slots. I'm not sure that constitutes good work. It's minor ledger-keeping, and that's why it's excluded

Re: De-funding the ITU

2013-01-12 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jan 12, 2013, at 8:17 PM, John Levine jo...@iecc.com wrote: The political fallout from the US being seen as a big rich bully taking its wallet and going home is likely not worth the trivial amount of money involved. Trivial to whom? Is $11M/year trivial relative to the $181M/year ITU

Re: De-funding the ITU

2013-01-13 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jan 13, 2013, at 7:54 AM, bmann...@vacation.karoshi.com wrote: Since it is possible to fund -by sector-, there is no good reason to tar the entire Union with the same brush. Bill, please read the petition before attempting to comment on it. Again, the petition specifically excludes ITU-R,

Re: De-funding the ITU

2013-01-14 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jan 14, 2013, at 11:12 AM, Owen DeLong o...@delong.com wrote: On Jan 14, 2013, at 7:27 AM, John Levine jo...@iecc.com wrote: The solution is not to cut off the poor countries. I have no reason whatsoever to believe that defunding the ITU would cut off the poor countries. Quite the

Re: Suggestions for managed DNS provider?

2013-02-14 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Feb 14, 2013, at 12:06 PM, Rubens Kuhl rube...@gmail.com wrote: Not tested under attack, but this DNS provider is worth a look since it's the only one with both IPv6 and DNSSEC a colleague could find: http://www.dnsunlimited.com/ Hm. Your colleague didn't look very far. All of the

Re: using ARIN IP space outside of ARIN region

2013-03-18 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 18, 2013, at 3:41 PM, Andy Litzinger andy.litzin...@theplatform.com wrote: We're looking at building into a DC in Europe this year and I wanted to run a few questions by the community and make sure I'm not too far off course. We currently have v4 space from ARIN and operate a

Re: Why are there no GeoDNS solutions anywhere in sight?

2013-03-21 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 21, 2013, at 12:23 AM, Constantine A. Murenin muren...@gmail.com wrote: Why is there no way to do any of this? Because it is impractical to assume an IP address can be mapped uniquely to a geolocation. Why is it impractical? If I have a server in Germany and in Quebec, why would

Re: alexandria cable cutters?

2013-04-01 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 28, 2013, at 2:17 PM, Warren Bailey wbai...@satelliteintelligencegroup.com wrote: - Welding Gear is expensive, underwater gear is insanely expensive. - Welding is pretty difficult.. - Underwater welding requires knowledge of SCUBA *AND* welding techniques under water. ...going after

Re: looking for a clue at gc.ca

2013-04-16 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Apr 16, 2013, at 11:27 AM, Mark Jeftovic mar...@easydns.com wrote: We need to find a clueful P.O.C at the Government of Canada NOC, Introductions made off-list. -Bill

Re: Facility wide DR/Continuity

2009-06-03 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Wed, 3 Jun 2009, Drew Weaver wrote: Should the additional sites be connected to the primary site (and/or the Internet directly)? Yes, because any out-of-band synchronization method between the servers at the production site and the servers at the DR site is likely to be more

Re: Facility wide DR/Continuity

2009-06-03 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Thu, 4 Jun 2009, Roland Dobbins wrote: With all due respect, both of these posited choices are quite ugly and tend to lead to huge operational difficulties, susceptibility to DDoS, etc. Definitely not recommended except as a last resort in a difficult situation, IMHO.

Re: [inquiry] Internet/cell in Teheran down?

2009-06-13 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Sat, 13 Jun 2009, Jared Mauch wrote: the menog lists require you to subscribe to view the archives. (So this could be redundant to content there.. i am not on their list). No, this conversation is not also occuring on the MENOG list.

Re: Shortest path to the world

2009-07-15 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jul 15, 2009, at 5:07 AM, Sean Donelan wrote: The typical network architecture problem, what are the best (shortest latency, greatest bandwidth, etc) locations to connect to the every nation in the world? As you increase the number of locations, how do the choices change? If you only

Ahoy, SLA boffins!

2009-07-28 Thread Bill Woodcock
So I've embarked on the no-doubt-futile task of trying to interpret SLAs as empirically-verifiable technical specifications, rather than as marketing blather. And there's something that I'm finding particularly puzzling: In most SLAs, there seem to be two separate guarantees proffered:

Re: DOS in progress ?

2009-08-06 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Thu, 6 Aug 2009, Marshall Eubanks wrote: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/07/technology/internet/07twitter.html Mr. Woodcock said this particular attack consisted of a wave of spam e-mail messages, which began infiltrating Twitter Uh... Yes, well, the gist of my

Re: DOS in progress ?

2009-08-06 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Thu, 6 Aug 2009, Bill Woodcock wrote: Note that this is a deeply-layered conflict, with both sides trying to pass off actions as those of the other, and I don't know of anyone who's asserted that they have any means of determining whether this was a Georgian attack

Re: Link capacity upgrade threshold

2009-08-30 Thread Bill Woodcock
If your 95th percentile utilization is at 80% capacity... s/80/60/ s/60/40/ I would suggest that the reason each of you have a different number is because there's a different best number for each case. Looking for any single number to fit all cases, rather than understanding the underlying

Re: Who has AS 1712?

2009-11-23 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mon, 23 Nov 2009, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote: % whois -h whois.ripe.net AS1712 as-name:FR-RENATER-ENST % whois -h whois.arin.net AS1712 OrgName:Twilight Communications That would be ARIN, rather than RIPE:

Re: Recomended data cabling contractors in Bay Area/Peninsula?

2009-11-24 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mon, 23 Nov 2009, Darren Bolding wrote: I need to identify a quality data cabling contractor in the Bay Area Kray Cabling. http://kraycablinginc.com/ -Bill

Re: Request for participation - Arbor 2011 Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report.

2011-10-14 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Oct 14, 2011, at 8:36 AM, Dobbins, Roland wrote: http://www.arbornetworks.com/survey/ISR2011 404 The page you requested cannot be found. -Bill -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (Darwin)

Re: BGP Peers as basis of available routes

2011-10-19 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Oct 18, 2011, at 11:46 PM, Nathanael C. Cariaga wrote: Is it safe to conclude that the web hosting provider's available routes would would depend on the peers who are advertising their AS / network? (i.e if web hosting provider claims that

Re: BBC reports Kenya fiber break

2012-02-29 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Justin M. Streiner strei...@cluebyfour.org wrote: On Wed, 29 Feb 2012, Rodrick Brown wrote: There's about 1/2 a dozen or so known private and government research facilities on Antarctica and I'm surprised to

Re: Questions about anycasting setup

2012-03-08 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Hello, Anurag. On Mar 8, 2012, at 9:51 PM, Anurag Bhatia wrote: 1. For anycasting does announcing a /24 from different ASNs (of different datacenters) makes sense or it will be an issue to have a block being announced from different ASNs?

Re: Questions about anycasting setup

2012-03-09 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Mar 9, 2012, at 12:11 AM, Elmar K. Bins wrote: Well, let's say, using Quagga/BIRD might not really be best practice for everybody... (e.g., *we* are using Cisco equipment for this) How does your Cisco know whether an adjacent nameserver is

Re: Questions about anycasting setup

2012-03-09 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Mar 9, 2012, at 1:34 AM, Elmar K. Bins wrote: Re Bill, wo...@pch.net (Bill Woodcock) wrote: Well, let's say, using Quagga/BIRD might not really be best practice for everybody... (e.g., *we* are using Cisco equipment for this) How does

Re: Concern about gTLD servers in India

2012-03-10 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Mar 9, 2012, at 11:05 PM, Graham Beneke wrote: There appear to be no anycast instances of the gTLD servers in Africa either. That's not the case. .ORG, for example, is hosted in Cape Town and Cairo, and we host more than a hundred ccTLDs in

Re: Concern about gTLD servers in India

2012-03-10 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Mar 10, 2012, at 8:05 AM, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote: Sure, if you can find a datacenter that's capable of handling all the traffic, and has staff who are able to provide efficient remote hands for huge racks of extremely powerful servers .

Re: French Regulator to ask all your information about your Peering

2012-03-30 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Mar 30, 2012, at 11:21 AM, Raphael MAUNIER wrote: Hello All, This is now the end. The French regulator ( Arcep ) is now asking all the people with an ASN in France ( with a L33 license ) to get all their information on their peering.

Re: French Regulator to ask all your information about your Peering

2012-03-30 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Mar 30, 2012, at 11:29 AM, Stefan Neufeind wrote: You have to give them information twice a year Well, then for a few hundered peerings send them one letter each and wait for a reaction :-) Remember, these are bureaucrats… Their reaction

Re: Peer1/Server Beach support for BGP on dedicated servers

2012-05-19 Thread Bill Woodcock
Any recommendations of such? -Bill On May 19, 2012, at 9:20, Seth Mattinen se...@rollernet.us wrote: On 5/19/12 3:48 AM, Jonathan Lassoff wrote: On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 3:23 AM, Anurag Bhatia m...@anuragbhatia.com wrote: Was wondering if there's anyone from Server

Re: Questions about anycasting setup

2012-06-03 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Jun 3, 2012, at 12:35 PM, Anurag Bhatia wrote: I tried doing anycasting with 3 nodes, and seems like it didn't worked well at all. It seems like ISPs prefer their own or their customer route (which is our transit provider) and there is almost

Re: Simple Peering Agreement

2012-06-15 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Jun 15, 2012, at 10:36 AM, Isabel Dias wrote: are you any good in Maths? http://www.stanford.edu/~milgrom/publishedarticles/Advances%20in%20Routing%20Technologies%20and%20Internet%20Peering%20Agr.%202001.pdf If you're good in maths, you'll

Re: St Louis Internet Exchange

2012-07-16 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jul 16, 2012, at 3:23 PM, Jay Hanke wrote: After a bit of googling, I found some references to an Internet Exchange in St. Louis, MO called the St. Louis Regional Exchange. Is this project still active? It appears to be dead. The web site redirects to a commercial colo, and the last few

Re: Pittsburgh IX?

2012-07-23 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jul 22, 2012, at 7:44 PM, ML wrote: I was looking for information on any IX in Pittsburgh. Found PitX [1] ..info is rather limited to say the least. Is there any information out there about participants, size, etc? Here:

Re: Network topology

2008-10-15 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Colin Alston wrote: I'm considering trying to come up with some means to automatically detect a networks topology and draw pretty pictures. InterMapper. http://dartware.com/network_monitoring_products/intermapper/index.html

Re: Potential Prefix Hijack

2008-11-10 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Tue, 11 Nov 2008, Mark Tinka wrote: Anyone know how we can contact AS16735 and their upstream AS27664. We think they are hijacking a number of our prefixes (AS24218- and AS17992-originated). Have you tried CERT-BR? Uh... I was about to say they're usually very

Re: Origin ASN seen vs Origin ASN in Whois Records Report?

2008-11-19 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Wed, 19 Nov 2008, Heather Schiller wrote: I don't know if a report like this already exists, but I haven't been able to find one. Can someone (CIDR Report? BGPMon? PCH?) offer a report that shows the discrepencies in Origin ASN according to the whois records, and

Re: Origin ASN seen vs Origin ASN in Whois Records Report?

2008-11-21 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Nov 19, 2008, at 4:16 PM, Heather Schiller wrote: I don't know if a report like this already exists, but I haven't been able to find one. Can someone (CIDR Report? BGPMon? PCH?) offer a report that shows the discrepencies in Origin ASN according to the whois records, and routes in the

Re: Origin ASN seen vs Origin ASN in Whois Records Report?

2008-11-21 Thread Bill Woodcock
http://www.pch.net/routing-origin-inconsistency/ Andrew Partan just pointed out to me that this is somewhat less useful than it might be if the way we do our web apps were a little more fully documented. There are tool-tips on organization names, which show the actual AS numbers. And

Re: Public Assertions

2008-11-25 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If I may... I am in possesion of your certified letter -AND- the signed acknowledgement that you received notice that I have taken posession of said certified mail. please get your facts straight, esp. when

Re: Public Assertions

2008-11-25 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Tue, 25 Nov 2008, Dean Anderson wrote: A photo of Bill Woodcock's refused letter is at http://www.av8.net/BillWoodcock.jpg Oh my god... What _is_ that sitting on? Is your desk upholstered with the hides of your victims? Also, I suggest you consult a dictionary. The word

Re: NetSol / WorldNIC nameservers continue to be down, for a couple days.

2009-01-23 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Fri, 23 Jan 2009, David Ulevitch wrote: Does anyone have any contact at NetSol / WorldNIC? Yes. Their nameservers (all hundred+ of them) have been down or severely degraded in service over the last 48 hours. Yes, they're very well aware of it. They've been under very

Re: Network diagram software

2009-02-11 Thread Bill Woodcock
OmniGraffle is the better Visio. Me three. We all use OmniGraffle. And Adobe Illustrator to create new objects. -Bill

Re: Seeking Connectivity in IRAQ

2009-03-18 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 16, 2009, at 11:03 AM, Jeffrey Lyon wrote: Check out Wataniya and Zain... On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 1:12 PM, Robert D. Scott rob...@ufl.edu wrote: A unit within the University has need to get reliable network connectivity to Iraq, more specifically Baghdad. I was wondering if any

Re: shipping pre-built cabinets vs. build-on-site

2009-04-06 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mon, 6 Apr 2009, Peter Beckman wrote: Probably be cheaper to get shock-tolerant packing crates and use normal cabinets. You'll probably learn a few hard lessons the first time around -- should have put in styrofoam wedges between servers, or the rackmounts you

Re: IXP

2009-04-17 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Fri, 17 Apr 2009, Paul Vixie wrote: with the advent of vlan tags, the whole idea of CSMA for IXP networks is passe. just put each pair of peers into their own private tagged vlan. Uh, I'm not sure whether you're being sarcastic or not. -Bill

Re: IXP

2009-04-17 Thread Bill Woodcock
Sorry, hit send a little early, by accident. On Apr 17, 2009, at 11:52 AM, Paul Vixie wrote: with the advent of vlan tags, the whole idea of CSMA for IXP networks is passe. just put each pair of peers into their own private tagged vlan. I'm not sure whether you're being sarcastic, and if

Re: IXP

2009-04-18 Thread Bill Woodcock
Stephen, that's a straw-man argument. Nobody's arguing against VLANs. Paul's argument was that VLANs rendered shared subnets obsolete, and everybody else has been rebutting that. Not saying that VLANs shouldn't be used. Sent via BlackBerry by ATT -Original Message- From: Stephen

Re: [NANOG] PCH BGP Archive down?

2008-05-08 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Thu, 8 May 2008, NetSecGuy wrote: Anyone else not able to access the PCH BGP Archive? http://www.pch.net/resources/data/routing-tables/archive/ I'm getting a 403 Forbidden. Oop, you're right, I just replicated the problem, about to take a look at fixing it. Our

Re: [NANOG] PCH BGP Archive down?

2008-05-08 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Thu, 8 May 2008, NetSecGuy wrote: Anyone else not able to access the PCH BGP Archive? http://www.pch.net/resources/data/routing-tables/archive/ I'm getting a 403 Forbidden. Fixed again now. The front-end web server was having trouble with its connection to the back-end

Re: Coop Peering Fabric??

2008-08-11 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mon, 11 Aug 2008, Deepak Jain wrote: A coop, best-effort switch fabric colo'd at a few sites would allow participants to peer off traffic at a price of the order of a single cross-connect (~$500/month per 10G port is possible, maybe less), $0/month per 10G port is common

Re: Coop Peering Fabric??

2008-08-12 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Tue, 12 Aug 2008, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote: Could one of the dangers of a coop be borg'ed by for-profit entity looking to rip out every cent they can? That's one of the reasons many of them incorporate as non-profits... Under the tax laws of most countries, the U.S. and

Re: Coop Peering Fabric??

2008-08-12 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Tue, 12 Aug 2008, Paul Wall wrote: If it were as easy as you make it sound, I can assure you people would be doing it. Yup, they are. There are a bit over three hundred IXPs in the world, about eighty of them in the U.S., and the vast majority of them were built by ISPs

Re: New Intercage upstream

2008-09-12 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Fri, 12 Sep 2008 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Looks like they found a new willing partner. I like how their web page says Network Uptime: 03:56:55 up 1562 days, 17:51 (100%) 1 user, load average: 0.03, 0.03, 0.02 Now, the difference between host and network aside, I find the idea of

Re: New Intercage upstream

2008-09-12 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Fri, 12 Sep 2008, William Hamilton wrote: What's amusing about having one user on that particular host? That's the _front page of their corporate web site_. It doesn't say host it says that's their _network_. -Bill

Re: Identifying when netblocks have been assigned

2008-09-13 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Sat, 13 Sep 2008, Frank Bulk wrote: Perhaps there's no answer to this, or it's obvious and I ought to know. How can I find out when ARIN or the applicable registry has assigned a block to a certain organization, and I don't know the block, just the organization.

Re: Identifying when netblocks have been assigned

2008-09-13 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Sat, 13 Sep 2008, Bill Woodcock wrote: Those are both very simple reports to run from PCH's existing databases and data-feeds. By that, I mean that they could be run daily, and specific results emailed to people who were interested in following the allocation patterns

Re: Identifying when netblocks have been assigned

2008-09-13 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Sat, 13 Sep 2008, Bill Woodcock wrote: By that, I mean that they could be run daily, and specific results emailed to people who were interested in following the allocation patterns for specific organizations, any time there was a match. Following up on my own post

Re: Creating a visual Map of a network?

2008-09-16 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Tue, 16 Sep 2008 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This time I want to create a visual map of the LAN. Intermapper. http://dartware.com/network_monitoring_products/intermapper/index.html -Bill

Re: Silly PUCK/Outages question

2008-09-24 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Wed, 24 Sep 2008, Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET wrote: I hate to use NANOG for outages... But can anyone else get to puck.nether.net or the outages.org list? As regards Puck, so says Jared: INCORRECT BLOCK COUNT I=121740614 (24704 should be 24736) CORRECT? yes ** Phase

Re: Silly PUCK/Outages question

2008-09-24 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Wed, 24 Sep 2008, Christopher Morrow wrote: ;; AUTHORITY SECTION: outages.org. 86400 IN NS puck.nether.net. outages.org. 86400 IN NS anyns.pch.net. incorrect NS record setup maybe?? That too. We're moving the

Re: Chinese bgp metering story

2009-12-18 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Fri, 18 Dec 2009, Joly MacFie wrote: I have posted sa comment on this from ISOC England on http://www.isoc-ny.org/p2/?p=134 Please feel free to add comments there. If anyone has questions about this, the invited experts who managed to wedge their feet in the door at the

RE: Chinese bgp metering story

2009-12-18 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Fri, 18 Dec 2009, Deepak Jain wrote: ITU is already acknowledging that BGP isn't its baby, so it has nothing to say there. Yes, that was the successful (for us) outcome of the meeting, which would not have been the case had we not been prepared and had people there. Just to

Re: Chinese bgp metering story

2009-12-18 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Fri, 18 Dec 2009, Dobbins, Roland wrote: The decision on that will mostly be made in mid-March. By whom? A working group of the ITU Council. The RIRs aren't just going to say, OK, ITU folks, it's all yours, heh. Indeed not. However, the RIRs don't have a voice in the

Re: Revisiting the Aviation Safety vs. Networking discussion

2009-12-28 Thread Bill Woodcock
The connection may not be immediately apparent, but I think Philip Greenspun's article critiquing Malcolm Gladwell's musings on cranial metrics etc. has some bearing: http://philip.greenspun.com/flying/foreign-airline-safety ...or is at least an interesting read. In observing network

Re: Katrina response, private and public

2010-01-15 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Fri, 15 Jan 2010, Eric Brunner-Williams wrote: After the Katrina landfall a diverse group of wireless people started organizing a relief effort... There are quite a lot of us working on it, is there something specific you're volunteering to do?

Re: Katrina response, private and public

2010-01-19 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jan 19, 2010, at 11:27 AM, Rodney Joffe wrote: Is there anything that any of us can do to help, exert influence, etc (short of donating which many of us are already doing). I'm sure other people involved in the relief work can suggest other things, but a few comments from my point of

Re: Katrina response, private and public

2010-01-20 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jan 19, 2010, at 3:56 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote: Re your plan to potentially run a cable from SD to PaP. Interesting. Looks like 300nm to me. I think you're going to need op amp and power. The idea was to do a festoon cable instead, landing at coastal towns along the way, and using

Re: Status as of Friday COB @ Boutillers, Port au Prince, Haiti

2010-01-24 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Jan 23, 2010, at 8:41 AM, Eric Brunner-Williams wrote: Reginald Chauvet, the owner of the Data Center in Boutillers, in which the .ht Country Code registry is a tenant, has left Haiti with his family. All the critical telecom infrastructures are located at the Data Center in Boutillers.

Re: Alaska IXP?

2010-03-03 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Mar 3, 2010, at 3:13 PM, Sean Donelan wrote: Are there any common locations in Alaska where multiple local ISPs exchange traffic, either transit or peering? Or is Seattle the closest exchange point for Alaska ISPs? PCH doesn't know of any. If any exist, we'd very much like to hear

Re: Desperately Seeking APNIC

2010-03-04 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, Matthew Petach wrote: Would anyone here know of any 24x7 contact at APNIC? The TXT records indicate they just signed the reverse zone for 203.in-addr.arpa today, and the delegations for our IP blocks disappeared when they did; and the helpdesk is

Re: [Fwd: [members-discuss] [ncc-announce] RIPE NCC Position On The ITU IPv6 Group]

2010-03-30 Thread Bill Woodcock
On Tue, 30 Mar 2010, Jared Mauch wrote: You can speak for yourself :) Some of us are watching the lists on the appropriate mailing list(s) hosted by the US State Department. I know I facilitated a few people joining them. Yep, I would agree that the Internet technical

Re: HIJACKED: 148.163.0.0/16 -- WTF? Level3 is now doing IP hijacking??

2011-03-30 Thread Bill Woodcock
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Mar 30, 2011, at 1:58 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: As I already mentioned, 159.223.0.0/16, which is actually registered to the Hoechst Celanese Corporation, has quite obviously been hijacked And have you reported this to ARIN?

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