[Community-Discuss] Let's chat about unannounced v6 space!
Andrew.Alston at liquidtelecom.com
Tue Oct 18 08:45:17 UTC 2016
That trstech page needs to clarify what it means by routed outside of the AfriNIC region.
Because I see subnets on that page that are 100% for certain inside the AfriNIC region and always have been. If they mean originated under a RIPE assigned ASN – that is no indication of use outside of Africa. Some useful stats there though – thanks.
As said – I will have the code to tie back partial announcements and non-existent announcements to org-id’s and organisations for v4 done shortly, and I’ll run a comparison against what is seeing by airrs.
From: ALAIN AINA [mailto:aalain at trstech.net]
Sent: 18 October 2016 11:39
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Subject: Re: [Community-Discuss] Let's chat about unannounced v6 space!
AIRRS(African Internet Ressources and Routing Statistics) can be seen at the URL below.
They are no longer maintained.
For the v4 space there is another initiative at http://www.trstech.net/africa-bgp/
Hope this helps
On Oct 17, 2016, at 9:47 PM, Andrew Alston <Andrew.Alston at liquidtelecom.com<mailto:Andrew.Alston at liquidtelecom.com>> wrote:
Not as far as I know, but I could be wrong – I don’t think I’ve seen a single page output of stuff not announced and who it was allocated to – could be wrong though.
As regards another full view – I could use another full view that is in IOS-XR format (from a show route ipv6) and accessible via ssh – the current code connects to the router and does an ssh2_exec with no PTY allocation to pull the table. (save me writing more code to read other formats and change the methods – so if you got anything like that it would be useful! – Otherwise if you can send me off list some output from whatever routers you have that have full table that aren’t XR when I have time I can take a look at how to match against formatting)
If you can send me the list of IXP prefixes that shouldn’t be visible that would be awesome – I can write a whitelist fairly easily, and yes, its potentially possible for me to flag visible that shouldn’t be.
As a note – the v4 processing code is almost done – I was playing with this last night and I can already see partial announcements against the delegation file – the next step is tying that back to org-id’s and organisations and then publishing in similar format. There are a coupla caveats behind that in the fact that the delegation file in AfriNIC for some strange reason is not on natural CIDR boundaries and the whois database also doesn’t store CIDR masks so some rather painful processing and aggregation has to happen before you actually do the comparison, but there should be a similar page for v4 out in the next few days.
If you have a list of v4 IXP prefix’s as a result, this would be useful as well.
On 17/10/2016, 19:09, "Nishal Goburdhan" <nishal at controlfreak.co.za<mailto:nishal at controlfreak.co.za>> wrote:
On 16 Oct 2016, at 10:56, Andrew Alston wrote:
Just as another note –
I am also working on something that will take the rest of the
allocated prefixes (the ones that are announced), and tie them back to
the originating ASN
doesn’t afrinic do this already (they used to, with the AIRRS report,
but i haven’t looked in a long time).
that said, it’s always nice to see initiative, and perhaps you can do
something new, so, by way of assistance, i offer:
* since you’re doing this from one “full-view”, do you need
* i can assist you quite easily with identifying the IXP peering
prefixes, if you’d like (i.e those that should not be visible. for
bonus points, perhaps you can flag those, that should *not* be, but are
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