[arin-ppml] IPv6 /32 minimum for extra-small ISP

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Thu Apr 15 13:22:03 EDT 2010

On 4/14/2010 3:21 PM, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> On 2010.04.14 16:56, Steve Bertrand wrote:
>> On 2010.04.14 16:51, michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
>>>> There are these things called "looking glasses" you can find
>>>> them at traceroute.org and when you log in to them you will
>>>> see that BGP propagation is pretty much world-wide.  It's a
>>>> pretty amazing thing, this Internet network.
>>> Oh yeah? And where might one find these "looking glass" thingies?
>> Do these count?:
>> acct-dev: ISP % telnet route-views.routeviews.org
>> Trying 2001:468:d01:33::80df:3367...
>> Connected to route-views.routeviews.org.
>> Escape character is '^]'.
> To fix my own post, I believe that I implied that routeviews.org was v4
> only when I said this:
>> or, for v6:
>> http://www.sixxs.net/tools/grh/lg/
> That isn't the case. route-views.routeviews.org provides both v4 and v6
> (as is probably evident in my vty connection above).
> What I meant to say was:
> or, *web-based* for v6:
> http://www.sixxs.net/tools/grh/lg/
> Point is, there are still very, very reliable looking glasses. Kudos to
> you all who maintain them.

It is trivial to modify the publically accessible looking glass code to
support IPv6.  I did:


anyone interested can e-mail me for diffs.


> Steve
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