Re: IPv6 allocation plan, security, and 6-to-4 conversion

2015-01-30 Thread Mel Beckman
Tore, Um, haven't you heard that we are out of IPv4 addresses? The point of IPv6 is to expand address space so that the Internet can keep growing. Maybe you don't want to grow with it, but most people do. Eventually IPv4 will be dropped and the Internet will be IPv6-only. Dual-stack is just

Gmail slow?

2015-02-12 Thread Mel Beckman
We are getting many complaints demo diverse networks on both coasts that Gmail is very sluggish, sometimes taking a 20 to 30 seconds to refresh the mail items list. Is anyone else seeing this? -mel beckman Becknet.com

Re: OT - Small DNS appliances for remote offices.

2015-02-19 Thread Mel Beckman
If your time is worth anything, you can't beat the Mac Mini, especially for a branch office mission-critical application like DNS. I just picked up a Mini from BestBuy for $480. I plugged it in, applied the latest updates, purchased the MacOSX Server component from the Apples Store ($19), and

Re: OT - Small DNS appliances for remote offices.

2015-02-19 Thread Mel Beckman
to have great confidence. Just look at Apple's stock performance and market cap. As a famous scientist one said: The absence of data is not data. :-) -mel beckman On Feb 19, 2015, at 12:43 PM, Keenan Tims kt...@stargate.camailto:kt...@stargate.ca wrote: If you have a lot of locations, as I believe

Re: OT - Small DNS appliances for remote offices.

2015-02-18 Thread Mel Beckman
. Way fast, extremely secure, and IPv6 ready. http://arstechnica.com/apple/2014/11/a-power-users-guide-to-os-x-server-yosemite-edition/11/ Yes, this hardware costs a bit more than the mini box Pcs,mbut you make up for that in reduced setup labor. -mel beckman On Feb 18, 2015, at 7:22 AM

Re: Alerting systems, Logicmonitor and/or alternatives

2015-01-28 Thread Mel Beckman
The value proposition of all cloud services is that you get instant technical capability without building your own infrastructure. I see cloud NMS services like LogicMonitor and Spiceworks as a good deal for small organizations without their own IT people. But for all the reasons you give, the

Re: Intrusion Detection recommendations

2015-02-13 Thread Mel Beckman
JO, IDS to meet PCI or HIPAA requirements is regulatory grade. It meets specific notification and logging requirements. SNORT-based systems fall into this category. -mel beckman On Feb 13, 2015, at 10:00 AM, J. Oquendo joque...@e-fensive.net wrote: On Fri, 13 Feb 2015, Mel Beckman wrote

Re: Intrusion Detection recommendations

2015-02-13 Thread Mel Beckman
tl;dr dc -mel On Feb 13, 2015, at 1:13 PM, J. Oquendo joque...@e-fensive.net wrote: On Fri, 13 Feb 2015, Mel Beckman wrote: JO, IDS to meet PCI or HIPAA requirements is regulatory grade. It meets specific notification and logging requirements. SNORT-based systems fall

Re: Intrusion Detection recommendations

2015-02-13 Thread Mel Beckman
Of course it is. You say that like faith is a bad thing. The illogic of claiming to have no faith in anything is this: it's impractical to assume the role of quality assurance for everything in your life. The question is your faith reasonable. Ever use an elevator? Faith. Drive a car? Faith.

Re: DDOS solution recommendation

2015-01-08 Thread Mel Beckman
BlackLotus.com looks very good, with GRE tunneling and sensible provider level pricing. -mel via cell On Jan 8, 2015, at 9:06 AM, Manuel Marín m...@transtelco.net wrote: Nanog group I was wondering what are are using for DDOS protection in your networks. We are currently evaluating

Re: BCOP appeals numbering scheme -- feedback requested

2015-03-13 Thread Mel Beckman
The index scheme has worked very well with RFCs, and has the added advantage of their index numbers becoming handy memes. I strongly urge Nanog to take advantage of the RFC system's success. There is no shortage of monotonically ascending integers :) -mel beckman On Mar 13, 2015, at 11:19

Re: Verizon Policy Statement on Net Neutrality

2015-02-27 Thread Mel Beckman
Bill, This is not feasible. ISPs work by oversubscription, so it's never possible for all (or even 10% of all) customers to simultaneously demand their full bandwidth. If ISPs had to reserve the full bandwidth sold to each customer in order to do everything reasonably within your power to make

Re: Verizon Policy Statement on Net Neutrality

2015-02-27 Thread Mel Beckman
haven't yet spent a dime on salaries, hardware, deployment, or maintenance. I call this the iron man argument. ;) -mel On Feb 27, 2015, at 10:54 AM, William Herrin b...@herrin.us wrote: On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 1:34 PM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: On Feb 27, 2015, at 9:56 AM, William

Re: Verizon Policy Statement on Net Neutrality

2015-02-27 Thread Mel Beckman
in the consumer QoE. - Kevin On 2/27/15, 1:34 PM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: Bill, This is not feasible. ISPs work by oversubscription, so it's never possible for all (or even 10% of all) customers to simultaneously demand their full bandwidth. If ISPs had to reserve the full

Re: One FCC neutrality elephant: disabilities compliance

2015-02-27 Thread Mel Beckman
a fast one. They'll release the order months from now after they wait for the public to forget about it. If you like your Internet, you can keep your Internet. On Feb 27, 2015, at 10:52 AM, Lamar Owen lo...@pari.edumailto:lo...@pari.edu wrote: On 02/27/2015 01:06 PM, Mel Beckman wrote: Section

Re: Verizon Policy Statement on Net Neutrality

2015-02-27 Thread Mel Beckman
27, 2015 at 2:44 PM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.orgmailto:m...@beckman.org wrote: In what way is my argument a straw man? I specifically address the assertion you make, that an ISP must deliver X Mbps whenever you demand it, by explaining the real world essential practice of oversubscription. You

Re: Verizon Policy Statement on Net Neutrality

2015-02-27 Thread Mel Beckman
I'll move on. I'm sorry you're not interested in reasonable discussion. -mel beckman On Feb 27, 2015, at 1:01 PM, William Herrin b...@herrin.us wrote: On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 3:20 PM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: I did not change whenever I demand it to all the time. You're hand

Re: utility capacity, was Verizon Policy Statement on Net Neutrality

2015-02-27 Thread Mel Beckman
John, That's an excellent point. Consider Google fiber, for example. And customer could theoretically demand a gigabit of traffic. Even Google admits that this doesn't scale and that they are highly oversubscribed. -mel beckman On Feb 27, 2015, at 3:05 PM, John Levine jo...@iecc.com wrote

Re: Bufferbloat related censorship at Virgin Media

2015-03-01 Thread Mel Beckman
Well, with luck probably it will just bounce off their corporate hull and drift into the Kuiper belt. Say hi to Sugar ;) -mel On Mar 1, 2015, at 4:01 PM, Dave Taht dave.t...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Mar 1, 2015 at 3:47 PM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: Dave, I appreciate all

Re: reclaiming arin IP allocations?

2015-04-13 Thread Mel Beckman
What makes you think they are disavowing ownership? Did they state that to you personally, or are you inferring that from other information? -mel beckman On Apr 13, 2015, at 1:36 PM, goe...@anime.net goe...@anime.net wrote: web.com/netsol is disavowing ownership of 209.17.115.109

Re: reclaiming arin IP allocations?

2015-04-13 Thread Mel Beckman
the origin IP and that i should look up the IP in arin to get the owner. -Dan On Mon, 13 Apr 2015, Mel Beckman wrote: What makes you think they are disavowing ownership? Did they state that to you personally, or are you inferring that from other information? -mel beckman On Apr 13, 2015

Re: Cisco/Level3 takedown

2015-04-09 Thread Mel Beckman
Wrong. Batman, for example, wears a black hat. -mel via cell On Apr 9, 2015, at 11:17 AM, Randy Bush ra...@psg.com wrote: It does make one wonder why Cisco or Level 3 is involved, why they feel they have the authority to hijack someone else's IP space, and why they didn't go through law

Re: Low Cost 10G Router

2015-05-19 Thread Mel Beckman
with Linux BOX with ExaBGP, parse it and feed to L3 switch. On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 10:44 PM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: I've seen serious, unusual performance bottlenecks in Mikrotik CCR, in some cases not even achieving a gigabit speeds on 10G interfaces. Performance drops more

Re: Low Cost 10G Router

2015-05-19 Thread Mel Beckman
I've seen serious, unusual performance bottlenecks in Mikrotik CCR, in some cases not even achieving a gigabit speeds on 10G interfaces. Performance drops more rapidly then Cisco with smaller packet sizes. -mel beckman On May 19, 2015, at 12:28 PM, Justin Wilson - MTIN li...@mtin.net wrote

Re: ATT/Telia issue

2015-05-20 Thread Mel Beckman
There is a massive fiber cut in Santa Barbara affecting coastal paths for some carriers. That might be a factor. -mel beckman On May 20, 2015, at 7:42 AM, Tyler Applebaum appleba...@ochin.org wrote: Still seeing this as of 7:40AM PST. Looks isolated to ATT and Telia in Seattle. HOST

Re: Core alignment fusion splicers

2015-06-22 Thread Mel Beckman
Don’t buy to start. Instead, rent a few different brands for splicing projects until you know what features you need and want. And don’t scrimp on the cleaver. Get a quality automatic cleaver (these usually come in the rental bundle). -mel On Jun 22, 2015, at 1:58 PM, Peter Kranz

Re: Whats' a good product for a high-density Wireless network setup?

2015-06-21 Thread Mel Beckman
I recently visited that installation. It's quite impressive and we are employing the down-low AP placement strategy on another high density project. The scheme uses human RF attenuation to enable closer AP spacing, which in turn supports a higher channel re-use ratio. -mel beckman On Jun 21

Re: Data Center Network Monitoring with TAPs

2015-06-21 Thread Mel Beckman
is in essence a tap. Here's an interesting paper on one open source OF tool: https://www.nas.ewi.tudelft.nl/people/Fernando/papers/MonitoringOpenFlow.pdf -mel beckman On Jun 21, 2015, at 9:50 PM, Mitch Howards hbf9...@hotmail.com wrote: Hello All, Was wondering what folks are using to monitor

Re: REMINDER: LEAP SECOND

2015-06-19 Thread Mel Beckman
that it can't tolerate time slewing, just shut it down and power back up after The Leap. That's what your competitors are doing :) -mel beckman On Jun 19, 2015, at 4:15 PM, Harlan Stenn st...@ntp.orgmailto:st...@ntp.org wrote: Baldur Norddahl writes: On 19 June 2015 at 23:58, Harlan Stenn st

Re: Ghosts in our 6 New Ubiquity Pros - provision issues.

2015-06-19 Thread Mel Beckman
with weatherproof sheathing and water repellant inside (so-called flooded cable). -mel beckman On Jun 19, 2015, at 4:54 AM, Hal Ponton h...@buzcom.net wrote: What version of the controller are you using, we're running 3.something at that works fine. We've turned off auto update on all

Re: REMINDER: LEAP SECOND

2015-06-23 Thread Mel Beckman
Harlan, Why should your head explode? Possibly you’re overthinking the problem. And there is no reason (or simple way I can envision) to test my plan, as you advise, in advance. I will just block NTP in my border router temporarily. No need to make a mountain out of this molehill. Cisco, and

Re: REMINDER: LEAP SECOND

2015-06-23 Thread Mel Beckman
Harlan, Help me understand why there is a serious risk of going back in time. I acknowledge that there is a remote chance of a backstep, but the probability seems very low. Suppose I disable my NTP service five minutes before a positive leap second occurs, so that no server in my network can

Re: Ghosts in our 6 New Ubiquity Pros - provision issues.

2015-06-19 Thread Mel Beckman
Have you done a network analysis for viruses or bridge loops? This could be a broadcast storm caused by either of those network faults. -mel On Jun 19, 2015, at 10:08 AM, Sam Tetherow tethe...@shwisp.net wrote: Only have 1 Pro on my network and it hasn't given me any issues, several of

Re: REMINDER: LEAP SECOND

2015-06-19 Thread Mel Beckman
The universal workaround is to simply disable NTP on your devices sometime on Leap-Second eave. This will let the clocks free-run over the one-second push, an event of which they will be blissfully ignorant. When you re-enable NTP after The Leap, normal, non-destructive, NTP convergence will

Re: AS4788 Telecom Malaysia major route leak?

2015-06-14 Thread Mel Beckman
Raymond, They provided a simple sorry: We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the service disruption. It doesn't get much more simple than that. -mel beckman On Jun 14, 2015, at 2:21 PM, Raymond Dijkxhoorn raym...@prolocation.net wrote: Hai! Mark, mistakes and oopses

Re: AS4788 Telecom Malaysia major route leak?

2015-06-14 Thread Mel Beckman
SLAs are part of a contract, and thus only apply to the parties of the contract. There are no payments due to other parties. The Internet is a best effort network, with zero guarantees. -mel beckman On Jun 14, 2015, at 4:06 PM, Rafael Possamai raf...@gav.ufsc.brmailto:raf...@gav.ufsc.br

Re: AS4788 Telecom Malaysia major route leak?

2015-06-14 Thread Mel Beckman
Raymond, But you said A simple 'sorry' would have done. Now you're asking for lots more detail. Why the change? -mel beckman On Jun 14, 2015, at 2:32 PM, Raymond Dijkxhoorn raym...@prolocation.net wrote: Hello Mel, Must just be me then. I was most likely expecting a more in depth

OK, Google. Time to dial back the AI hype.

2015-06-28 Thread Mel Beckman
on the real state of research in such fields as AI? When an Internet provider like Google makes such outlandish claims, one has to wonder what the real agenda is. -mel beckman

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
not be a barrier. -mel On Jul 4, 2015, at 11:13 PM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.orgmailto:m...@beckman.org wrote: Josh, The price of IPv4 addresses will go up now that supply is seriously constrained. The price increase will push information producers, who generally are the people needing public

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
Josh, The price of IPv4 addresses will go up now that supply is seriously constrained. The price increase will push information producers, who generally are the people needing public IPv4 space, over to IPv6, which is plentiful. This will create a class of services that is IPv6-only (e.g.,

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
...@tardis.ed.ac.uk wrote: On Sun, 5 Jul 2015 06:13:52 +, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org said: In fact, I show just how to do this using a $99 Apple Airport Express in my three-hour online course “Build your own IPv6 Lab” An anectode about this, maybe out of date, maybe not. I was helping my friend who

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
of syncing the gateways. Most WISPs don't. -mel beckman On Jul 5, 2015, at 7:25 AM, Josh Moore jmo...@atcnetworks.net wrote: So the question is: where do you perform the NAT and how can it be redundant? Thanks, Joshua Moore Network Engineer ATC Broadband 912.632.3161 On Jul 5

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
Moore Network Engineer ATC Broadband 912.632.3161 On Jul 5, 2015, at 9:55 AM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: Josh Moore wrote: Tunnels behind a CPE and 4to6 NAT seem like bandaid fixes as they do not give the benefit of true end to end IPv6 connectivity in the sense of every

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
to a private core. -mel beckman On Jul 5, 2015, at 7:35 AM, Mike Hammett na...@ics-il.net wrote: I believe he (at least someone) was looking for recommendations to CGN type devices. Many can do NAT, but looking for something a bit more intelligent. Your standard residential user may not understand

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
Josh Moore wrote: Tunnels behind a CPE and 4to6 NAT seem like bandaid fixes as they do not give the benefit of true end to end IPv6 connectivity in the sense of every device has a one to one global address mapping. No, tunnels do give you one to one global IPv6 address mapping for

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com Midwest Internet Exchange http://www.midwest-ix.com - Original Message - From: Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org To: Josh Moore jmo...@atcnetworks.net Cc: nanog@nanog.org Sent: Sunday, July 5, 2015

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com Midwest Internet Exchange http://www.midwest-ix.com - Original Message - From: Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org To: Josh Moore jmo...@atcnetworks.net Cc: jo...@iecc.com, nanog@nanog.org

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
. IPv4 is going to go away, and the sooner customers get that and go to IPv6, the sooner the pain will stop :) -mel beckman On Jul 4, 2015, at 6:02 PM, Josh Moore jmo...@atcnetworks.net wrote: Traditional dual stack deployments implement both IPv4 and IPv6 to the CPE. Consider the following

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
I always say that eliminating a single point of failure depends on how big the point is :) -mel beckman On Jul 5, 2015, at 12:10 PM, Owen DeLong o...@delong.com wrote: A NAT box is a central point of failure for which the only cure is to not do NAT. You can get clustered NAT boxes

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
. One day it will be just a memory, like SNA :) -mel beckman On Jul 5, 2015, at 12:37 PM, Josh Moore jmo...@atcnetworks.net wrote: I was hoping to find a solution that maybe utilized some kind of session sync or something of that matter allowing for multiple entry and exit points

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-06 Thread Mel Beckman
And let's all complain to the MPLS working group to get IPv6 support finished up! -mel beckman On Jul 6, 2015, at 6:27 AM, Lee Howard l...@asgard.org wrote: Some thoughts. . . ³Native dual-stack² is ³native IPv4 and native IPv6.² ³Dual-stack² might be native, or might by ³native IPv6

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-06 Thread Mel Beckman
| 912.218.3720 - M From: Mel Beckman [mailto:m...@beckman.org] Sent: Monday, July 06, 2015 10:49 AM To: andrew Cc: Lee Howard; Josh Moore; nanog@nanog.orgmailto:nanog@nanog.org Subject: Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion MPLS requires an IPv4 core. You can't run an IPv6-only infrastructure because

Re: OK, Google. Time to dial back the AI hype.

2015-06-28 Thread Mel Beckman
morrowc.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 9:17 AM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: Don't computer scientists have a responsibility to deal forthrightly with the public on the real state of research in such fields as AI? When an Internet provider like Google makes such outlandish

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-05 Thread Mel Beckman
Matthew, You can be part of the solution or part of the sarcasm. -mel via cell On Jul 5, 2015, at 4:25 PM, Matthew Kaufman matt...@matthew.at wrote: On 7/4/2015 5:09 AM, Josh Moore wrote: Traditional dual stack deployments implement both IPv4 and IPv6 to the CPE. Consider the following:

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-06 Thread Mel Beckman
do you see missing in MPLS in regards to support for IP6? Original message From: Mel Beckman m...@beckman.orgmailto:m...@beckman.org Date: 07/06/2015 9:44 AM (GMT-05:00) To: Lee Howard l...@asgard.orgmailto:l...@asgard.org Cc: Josh Moore jmo...@atcnetworks.netmailto:jmo

Re: A perl script to find IP and network addresses in a text file (config, ACL, etc) and annotate them with various bits of information

2015-08-18 Thread Mel Beckman
Sweet! Ill try this out this week for a similar router migration project I have. From: NANOG nanog-boun...@nanog.org on behalf of Jesse McGraw jlmcg...@gmail.com Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:04 AM To: nanog@nanog.org Subject: A perl script to find IP

Re: [BULK] Verizon exiting California

2015-07-31 Thread Mel Beckman
I work on E911 systems and the infrastructure that monitors E911 call distribution and integrity. California E911 is part of a nationwide management system operated out of the DC area. California’s E911 exceeds all the mandated reliability requirements. The most problematic part of E911 is

Re: GoDaddy : DDoS : : Contact

2015-08-03 Thread Mel Beckman
). :) -mel beckman On Aug 2, 2015, at 10:11 PM, John Levine jo...@iecc.com wrote: DDoS = multiple IPs DoS = single IP It seems most people colloquially use DDoS for both, and reserve DoS for magic-packet blocking exploits like the latest BIND CVE, FYI. Given how easy it still is to put

Re: GoDaddy : DDoS :: Contact

2015-08-02 Thread Mel Beckman
Not to be difficult, but how can it be a DDoS attack if it’s coming from a single IP? Normally you would just block this IP at your borders or ask your upstreams to do so before it consumes your bandwidth. You still want to get GoDaddy to address the problem, of course, but you should do that

Re: GoDaddy : DoS :: Contact

2015-08-02 Thread Mel Beckman
in these situations, unless you use a BGP-based DDoS protection service. -mel beckman On Aug 2, 2015, at 5:17 PM, Jason LeBlanc jason.lebl...@infusionsoft.commailto:jason.lebl...@infusionsoft.com wrote: Thanks Mel. You are not being difficult, I meant DoS. The network I inherited doesn't have BGP

Re: GoDaddy : DoS :: Contact

2015-08-03 Thread Mel Beckman
it was done at GoDaddy's edge. On 3 Aug 2015 01:58, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.orgmailto:m...@beckman.org wrote: Blackholing isn't what you want. That will still permit his source IP into your network, and only blackhole replies from your network, so the attack will still consume bandwidth. What you

Re: GoDaddy : DDoS : : Contact

2015-08-03 Thread Mel Beckman
:40 AM, Mel Beckman wrote: What would be the point of spoofing the source IPs to be identical? You're just making the attack trivial to block. Plus you could never do any kind of TCP session attack, since you can't complete a handshake. I would have to call this sort of attack a LAAADDoS (Lame

Re: GoDaddy : DoS :: Contact

2015-08-03 Thread Mel Beckman
rdobb...@arbor.net wrote: On 3 Aug 2015, at 20:28, Mel Beckman wrote: Blackholing works on destination address — it’s a route to null0. https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5635 --- Roland Dobbins rdobb...@arbor.net

Re: Data Center operations mail list?

2015-08-11 Thread Mel Beckman
A very good idea! -mel via cell On Aug 11, 2015, at 6:06 AM, Rafael Possamai raf...@gav.ufsc.br wrote: I am setting one up and invited Chris to moderate it with me. I've always looked for a list that covers that topic as well. I followed the same name style as nanog and registered the

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-14 Thread Mel Beckman
to be at least somewhat judicious with our spanking new IPv6 pool. That's not IPv4-think. That's just reasonable caution. We can always be more generous later. -mel beckman On Jul 14, 2015, at 10:04 AM, Owen DeLong o...@delong.com wrote: 30 years ago, if you’d told anyone that EVERYONE

Re: M$ no v6 or just me?

2015-07-14 Thread Mel Beckman
e10088.dspb.akamaiedge.net has address 2600:1406:34:288::2768 What did you lookup? -mel beckman On Jul 14, 2015, at 12:34 PM, Nicholas Warren nwar...@barryelectric.com wrote: Surely Microsoft has IPv6 connectivity? Is there a problem with my dns, or is Microsoft not available

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-14 Thread Mel Beckman
this as not a huge deal. To me, 12.5% is a huge deal. I appreciate your offer to give your services away for free to remedy any problems the /3 bolus creates. But as history has shown, neither of us is likely to be in circulation -- or even alive -- when a problem would occur. -mel beckman On Jul 14

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-14 Thread Mel Beckman
Ok. Two RIB entries for Comcast. Your argument doesn't scale. -mel via cell On Jul 14, 2015, at 12:53 PM, valdis.kletni...@vt.edumailto:valdis.kletni...@vt.edu valdis.kletni...@vt.edumailto:valdis.kletni...@vt.edu wrote: On Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:45:42 -, Mel Beckman said: We're talking

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-14 Thread Mel Beckman
We're talking about end user assignments made by ISPs, not ISP assignments. An ISP's /32 is likely the only entry one needs in the FIB. -mel beckman On Jul 14, 2015, at 12:41 PM, valdis.kletni...@vt.edu valdis.kletni...@vt.edu wrote: On 14 Jul 2015 18:44:25 -, John Levine said

Re: Text Messages being blocked by ATT

2015-07-14 Thread Mel Beckman
ATT does a kind of spam filtering on texts. AFAIK the only solution is to either send your texts via one of ATT’s pay-for messaging channels, or get the receiving party to complain to their ATT support rep. If you’re the receiving party, just call and say you want to whitelist an SMS source.

Re: Remember Internet-In-A-Box?

2015-07-14 Thread Mel Beckman
Mike, I agree that something like that needs to be done. Maybe I’ll do it. In the meantime, have you got an IPv6 lab set up? I’m guessing that with your /32 allocation in hand, you likely do. Have you run through HE.net’s excellent personal IPv6 certification program? Until you gain fluency

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-13 Thread Mel Beckman
Of course. The question is, is a highly visible public wifi network the place to hammer out problems? My customer decided no. -mel beckman On Jul 13, 2015, at 8:54 AM, a.l.m.bu...@lboro.ac.uk a.l.m.bu...@lboro.ac.uk wrote: Hi, I've done fairly extensive testing, and IPv6 support, while

Re: Overlay broad patent on IPv6?

2015-07-13 Thread Mel Beckman
, including watches. So there's no requirement that the patent explain how IPv4 addresses are acquired by the client. -mel beckman On Jul 13, 2015, at 8:58 AM, Baldur Norddahl baldur.nordd...@gmail.com wrote: Too bad it won't actually work. I type Slashdot.org in my browser. The web

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-13 Thread Mel Beckman
), and intermittently looses its unicast address on some hardware devices (notably tablets, in my experience). Even when android gets DHCPv6, or these hardware problems get solved, there will be several years of legacy devices in the field to contend with. -mel beckman On Jul 13, 2015, at 7:05 AM, Lee

Re: another tilt at the Verizon FIOS IPv6 windmill

2015-07-13 Thread Mel Beckman
David, Did you consider running an IPv6 tunnel through HE.net? -mel via cell On Jul 13, 2015, at 1:46 PM, David Hubbard dhubb...@dino.hostasaurus.com wrote: On Mon, 13 Jul 2015, Paul B. Henson wrote: Seems to be a lot less noise on this iteration of the shake fist at Verizon's lack of

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-13 Thread Mel Beckman
Right. FCC. Sorry -mel beckman On Jul 13, 2015, at 10:53 AM, mikea mi...@mikea.ath.cx wrote: On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 05:34:03AM +, Mel Beckman wrote: Owen, I never said it was a greenfield deployment. Someone else tagged it with that term. My understanding of the term greenfield

Re: Remember Internet-In-A-Box?

2015-07-15 Thread Mel Beckman
Did you deploy Mikrotik routers by any chance? -mel beckman On Jul 15, 2015, at 3:29 AM, Baldur Norddahl baldur.nordd...@gmail.com wrote: On 15 July 2015 at 02:02, Mike mike-na...@tiedyenetworks.com wrote: I am a small provider with a 16 bit asn, a /20 and a /22 of ipv4 and a /32

Re: Level3 Customer Center Down?

2015-11-11 Thread Mel Beckman
Also,mi think the new URL is http://my.level3.com. -mel beckman > On Nov 11, 2015, at 6:33 AM, Mark Stevens <mana...@monmouth.com> wrote: > > > Works for me but takes time to load. Running Chrome and Firefox. > >> On 11/11/2015 9:25 AM, Matt Hoppes wrote: >

Re: Level3 Customer Center Down?

2015-11-11 Thread Mel Beckman
was then up and down during the outage, which resolved about three hours later. But the portal kept bouncing, with DNS problems, and 404 messages. -mel beckman > On Nov 11, 2015, at 6:27 AM, Matt Hoppes <mhop...@indigowireless.com> wrote: > > Has anyone else experienced the Level3

Re: /27 the new /24

2015-10-07 Thread Mel Beckman
We know. I recommend you read the whole thread before reacting. -mel beckman > On Oct 7, 2015, at 4:56 AM, Owen DeLong <o...@delong.com> wrote: > > >> On Oct 4, 2015, at 7:52 AM, Mel Beckman <m...@beckman.org> wrote: >> >> If it doesn't su

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
That's good to hear! -mel beckman On Jul 7, 2015, at 9:50 PM, Mark Tinka mark.ti...@seacom.mu wrote: On 6/Jul/15 16:49, Mel Beckman wrote: MPLS requires an IPv4 core. You can't run an IPv6-only infrastructure because neither CSCO or JNPR have implemented LDP to distribute labels

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
the the IETF MPLS IPv6 Gap Analysis (RFC7439) from this last January? https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7439#section-3 It seems like their are still gaps in the MPLS spec itself before IPv6 has parity with IPv4 in MPLS. -mel beckman On Jul 8, 2015, at 8:33 AM, Greg Hankins ghank...@mindspring.com wrote

Re: United Airlines is Down (!) due to network connectivity problems

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
that disproving it. -mel beckman On Jul 8, 2015, at 10:07 AM, Paul Ferguson fergdawgs...@mykolab.com wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 NYSE: The issue we are experiencing is an internal technical issue and is not the result of a cyber breach. https://twitter.com

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-09 Thread Mel Beckman
I working on a large airport WiFi deployment right now. IPv6 is allowed for in the future but not configured in the short term. With less than 10,000 ephemeral users, we don't expect users to demand IPv6 until most mobile devices and apps come ready to use IPv6 by default. -mel beckman

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
Owen, Paying for IPv4 space definitely raises the capital requirements for any new provider startup. It's not so bad right now, when deals are plentiful in the $10k to $20k range for /24s. But when a /24 hits $100K, bootstrapping a new ISP will be impossible. -mel beckman On Jul 8, 2015

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-10 Thread Mel Beckman
Ricky, I am always in favor of redundant clarity over technically correct confusion :) -mel beckman On Jul 10, 2015, at 5:08 PM, Ricky Beam jfb...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, 10 Jul 2015 16:06:03 -0400, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: It's like going to a Starbucks as a homeless person

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-10 Thread Mel Beckman
Jared, http://static3.businessinsider.com/image/525db76369bedd1029d61f47-1200/august-2009.jpg Perfect! -mel via cell On Jul 10, 2015, at 5:02 PM, Jared Mauch ja...@puck.nether.netmailto:ja...@puck.nether.net wrote: On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 11:48:46PM +, Mel Beckman wrote: You perhaps

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-10 Thread Mel Beckman
. These networks have many engineers, months of meetings, and rigorous change control. Turning on IPv6 without authorization would result in termination. -mel via cell On Jul 10, 2015, at 3:32 PM, Jared Mauch ja...@puck.nether.net wrote: On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 10:08:15PM +, Mel Beckman

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-10 Thread Mel Beckman
higher cost. It would be nice to have now, but, as they say, the customer is always right. -mel via cell On Jul 10, 2015, at 3:27 PM, Mark Andrews ma...@isc.org wrote: In message da95983c-71f1-4aa6-b431-2f2ffd515...@beckman.org, Mel Beckman writ es: There is most certainly a cost to IPv6

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-11 Thread Mel Beckman
already has enough new features, such as 802.11ac and a slew of new applications, that the customer wanted to remove ipv6 as a variable. -mel beckman On Jul 10, 2015, at 10:47 PM, Owen DeLong o...@delong.com wrote: On Jul 10, 2015, at 22:34 , Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: Owen

Re: Hotels/Airports with IPv6

2015-07-10 Thread Mel Beckman
suckage on IPv4 due to their provider having put them behind the worst CGN on the planet. Owen On Jul 10, 2015, at 15:08 , Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: There is most certainly a cost to IPv6, especially in a large, complex deployment, where everything requires acceptance testing

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
Israel, You have to draw the limbs somewhere. Why not 512 bits? 1024? The IETF engineers that thought about this long and hard and discussed the topic we've just had, and a thousands of other topics, decided on 128. I'm inclined to give them the benefit of the doubt. :) -mel via cell On Jul

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
Draw the lines -mel via cell On Jul 8, 2015, at 7:33 PM, Mel Beckman m...@beckman.org wrote: Israel, You have to draw the limbs somewhere. Why not 512 bits? 1024? The IETF engineers that thought about this long and hard and discussed the topic we've just had, and a thousands of other

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
? For one, we could have much sparser allocations. Heck, we could even go as far as having a bit for each day of the month. What would this be good for? I don't know. Perhaps someone may come up with a use for it. Regards, Israel On 07/09/2015 02:46 AM, Mel Beckman wrote: Israel

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
and it's design carefully considered practical IP allocation requirements before deciding on 128 bit addresses. It's enough. Really. -mel beckman On Jul 8, 2015, at 6:46 PM, Matthew Kaufman matt...@matthew.at wrote: What's excessive is 32 bits for a subnet. No reason subnets should have been

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
a good thing. -mel beckman On Jul 8, 2015, at 6:59 PM, Paul Ferguson fergdawgs...@mykolab.commailto:fergdawgs...@mykolab.com wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 7/8/2015 6:51 PM, Mel Beckman wrote: This is where we have to excise our IPv4 fear of waste reflex. Excise

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
of getting a /32, which gives them 4.2 billion /64s. ISPs each get a /32 by default, which supports 16.7 million /56 customers. And, of course, the /32 ISP allocation accommodates 4.2 billion ISPs. I don't see the fear. These are just integers, after all. Nothing is really going to waste. -mel

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-08 Thread Mel Beckman
rationale I can think of is human mnemonic value, but 128-bit addresses are not very amenable to such mnemonics (::DEAD:BEEF not withstanding :) -mel beckman On Jul 8, 2015, at 6:32 PM, Owen DeLong o...@delong.com wrote: Let's say I'm a national ISP, using 2001:db8::/32. I divide it like

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-09 Thread Mel Beckman
Using one-byte buffers, one hopes. :) -mel via cell On Jul 8, 2015, at 8:49 PM, Dave Taht dave.t...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 7:49 PM, Karl Auer ka...@biplane.com.au wrote: On Wed, 2015-07-08 at 21:03 -0500, Mike Hammett wrote: I wasn't aware that residential users had

Re: Dual stack IPv6 for IPv4 depletion

2015-07-10 Thread Mel Beckman
as a community lost the opportunity to get a new ISP off on the right foot by going dual-stacked. This is not good for IPv6 adoption. Hopefully ARIN reads this and addresses the issue - either correct the table or honor xx-small requests for a /40. -mel beckman On Jul 10, 2015, at 9:53 AM, Owen

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