[Firehol-support] UNROUTABLE_IPS / RESERVED_IPS outdated

Rick Marshall rjm at zenucom.com
Sat Aug 26 01:39:18 BST 2006

perhaps we could have a firehol mod to auto update its unroutable list?

we've bumped into this problem several times.



James Byers wrote:

>I wanted to give everyone a head's up about UNROUTABLE_IPS, specifically 
>RESERVED_IPS.  The IANA reserved network list that firehol 1.226 uses is 
>quite out of date, so if you follow the example config in the docs and 
>restrict traffic from UNROUTABLE_IPS, you'll be blocking a wide swath of 
>legitimate Internet users.
>By my reading of the IANA assignment doc 
>(http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv4-address-space), the following IP 
>ranges should be removed from the exclusion list:
>This was filed a while back by someone else as a bug, but I figured it 
>was serious enough to send to the list as well.  At least for us, this 
>resulted in some pretty unpleasant troubleshooting.
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