[Rack] Oddity on

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Mon Jun 18 21:19:21 UTC 2012

If we got a /24, we could eliminate our NAT.  We could still firewall most 
inbound traffic to noisebridge, but making NAT go away would make me 

As jof says, the real problem is our consumer network connectivity.  It 
would be very difficult to convince monkeybrains/sonic to let us do BGP.


On Mon, 18 Jun 2012, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
>> I vote that we get our own AS number and BGP like crazy people
> It's not crazy, and we really could do it, albeit over tunnels for most paths.
> Getting IP space is getting increasingly harder, but not impossible.
> What's tough is justifying an initial allocation from ARIN. We'd need
> to be able to show that we're already making use of 80% of the space
> we would ask for.
> We could probably get a micro allocation as a /24 for our purposes.
> For an AS, we'd need to show intent and follow through on multihoming
> through 2+ providers.
> It'll also cost a couple thousand bucks in registration fees.
> --j

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