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Re: good IPF firewall ruleset



> From owner-misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org  Thu Sep 20 10:44:36 2001
> Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 16:40:59 +0200
> From: Henning Brauer <lists-openbsd_(_at_)_bsws_(_dot_)_de>
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> Subject: Re: good IPF firewall ruleset
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> On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 04:29:12PM +0200, Arvid Grøtting wrote:
> > > block out quick from any to 80.0.0.0/4
> > 
> > I know that 80.91.224.0/23 was assigned by RIPE this week.  
> 
> I remember a message by RIPE saying they start delegating 80.0.0.0/4 (or
> /8?). So many many many new allocations in europe will be within 80/4.
> 
> > Blocking
> > /huge/ netblocks simply because at some point in time they /were/n't
> > assigned seems like a bad idea to me.
> 
> Big ACK.
> 
> -- 
> * Henning Brauer, hostmaster_(_at_)_bsws_(_dot_)_de, http://www.bsws.de    *
> * BS Web Services, Roedingsmarkt 14, 20459 Hamburg, Germany *
> Unix is very simple, but it takes a genius to understand the simplicity.
> (Dennis Ritchie)
> 

The definitive allocation of IPV4 address space resides at:

  http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv4-address-space

Its most recent update is June 19, 2001.

080/8 & 081/8 are assigned to RIPE NCC - to be doled out to European ISP's 
as some previous postings indicated.

    Irwin