[arin-ppml] FW: Rationale for /22

Michael K. Smith - Adhost mksmith at adhost.com
Wed Jul 29 14:28:27 EDT 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net]
> Behalf Of Kevin Kargel
> Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 11:22 AM
> Subject: [arin-ppml] FW: Rationale for /22
> >
> > I think it's more about what I see of your customer's routes.  If
> > announce a /20 and your customer via another provider announces a
> > I will always prefer that path.  So, my bits (and your revenue) will
> > go to the other provider.
> >
> > Mike
> Which is absolutely fine by me if that's the way they want to balance
> their traffic.  My revenue is the same whether his circuit is 1% or
> utilized.
> I don't understand why you would have a problem with it?

Ah.  We bill on 95th percentile, so it does matter.

> If any of my upstream providers dictated that my traffic had to go
> through them things would get exciting real quick, or I would have a
> different provider.  This would be especially true in the case of a
> burstable circuit.

I don't dictate.  But, if my customer is announcing a de-aggregate of my
IP space, I announce the same de-aggregate.


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