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Re: To CAIS Engineers - WAKE UP AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR CUSTOMERS
From: "Christopher A. Woodfield" <rekoil () semihuman com>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 11:39:22 -0400


Yes, ARIN won't _prevent_ you from SWIPping /29s and /30s, but ARIN _requires_
you to SWIP any suballocation larger than a /28, and won't issue 
additional blocks to you if your current blocks aren't properly SWIPped.

-C

On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 10:07:26PM -0500, John Murphy wrote:

I'm sorry Roeland, but your statement about SWIP'ing anything less than a
/24 is just inaccurate.  We SWIP /29s and /30s daily, for both our Frame
and our DSL customers.




-----------------------Original Message-----------------------
From:  Roeland Meyer
To:  nanog () nanog org
Date:  5/13/01  4:21 PM
Subject:  RE: To CAIS Engineers - WAKE UP AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR CUSTOMERS


I've had similar problem at SpeakEasy. They still don't have a reverse-DNS
clue.

http://www.mhsc.com/recovery.htm

None of the DSL ISPs can do larger than /27 anymore, even when they're
ILECs. Anything less than a /24 can't be SWIP'd and if you don't control
your in-addr.arpa entries you don't control your domain and have no
security.



From: John Palmer (NANOG Acct) [mailto:nanog () adns net]
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2001 1:40 PM

<FLAME ON>

PSINet dumped all of their DSL customers onto CAIS. Covad is 
the backhaul
provider for them both. Need I say more?

Bottom line, I dont know how many thousands of people were 
without service
for more than a day because the whole transfer was botched.

We have a situation where we had a DSL connection from PSI 
and were using
our own  IP addresses. Problem is that no one changed the
routing tables and the packets dead-ended at PSI.

Getting CAIS to fix this problem has been a nightmare. At 
first, PSI didnt
stop announcing the routes and now that they have, it seems that
CAIS will not announce the routes till Monday becuase "no one 
at our NOC
knows how to do this and the one guy (ONE GUY IN THE WHOLE
COMPANY - AND THEY ARE A NATIONWIDE PROVIDER????) who knows 
how doesn't work
weekends."

<flame off - sorry to the list for being so loud>





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