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"authority" to route?



Jeez, isn't RPKI supposed to solve this problem?

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 10:36 AM, Schiller, Heather A
<heather.schiller at verizon.com> wrote:
>
> "..for some blocks I've taken over admin for."
>
>   Make sure you are visibly listed as a Point of Contact on those records in the appropriate RIR, so that folks who get your request can verify you.  Even better, register in your RIR's RPKI program and generate a ROA for it.  Info about ARIN's here: https://www.arin.net/resources/rpki/index.html
>
>  Then yes, notify their upstreams/peers if needed and post here if things get really desperate - have your records in order first.
>
>  --Heather
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Mercer [mailto:jim at reptiles.org]
> Sent: Monday, November 12, 2012 2:44 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: "authority" to route?
>
> Hi,
>
> Is there a common practice of providers to vet / validate requests to advertise blocks?
>
> Who is the "authority" when it comes to determining if a request for routing is valid?
>
> Is it the WHOIS data maintained by the various RIR?
>
> It seems I'm playing whack-a-mole to get some routes shut down for some blocks I've taken over admin for.
>
> If I email the contacts for the AS in WHOIS, and get no response, or a negative response, should I start going to their peers?
>
> Some practical advice would be appreciated.
>
> --
> Jim Mercer     Reptilian Research      jim at reptiles.org    +1 416 410-5633
> "He who dies with the most toys is nonetheless dead"
>
>



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