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RE: Register.com .....routing issue?
From: "Chris Kleban" <ckleban () sitesmith com>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 16:32:51 -0400


I believe Register.com (or any for that matter) has the right to use
internal address space where ever they want. The fact that internal address
space is showing in a traceroute between you and them might mean a wide
range of things.

In this case, Register.com 'might' be using internal address space on
some(all) of their WAN links.

You <-> Internet <-> Company A Router <-> WAN Link (internal IP space) <->
Company A Router <-> Web Servers

Whether or not people should used RFC reserved IP space for WAN links is not
a discussion I wish to have.

Chris Kleban



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog () merit edu [mailto:owner-nanog () merit edu]On Behalf Of
Los, Ralph
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2001 4:13 PM
To: 'nanog () merit edu'
Subject: Register.com .....routing issue?
Sensitivity: Confidential



Hey folks,

        Has anyone tried to trace to Register.com's main page yet?  I
haven't been able to hit it, and when I try to trace down to them I end up
hitting a 10.0.30.x network, then go back to public IP's...how is that
possible?

        Anyone else having trouble connecting to them?

Happy Monday! (still)

Ralph M. Los
Asst. Vice-President, Internet Systems and Security
EnvestNetPMC
rlos () envestnet com
(312) 827-3945 (direct)
(312) 296-9003 (wireless w/voicemail)
* If you haven't been hacked, you don't know where your vulnerabilities lie*


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