[LAC-TF] Rnv: The BGP Visibility Scanner now for IPv6 prefixes

Azael Fernandez Alcantara afaza at unam.mx
Fri Aug 9 16:14:18 BRT 2013

Dear Andra and IMDEA team,

Good job !!

It would be nice to have the Webpage also in Spanish and the domain with 
IPv6 support !!


On Fri, 9 Aug 2013, Alejandro Acosta wrote:

> Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2013 16:01:03 +0000
> From: Alejandro Acosta <alejandroacostaalamo at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: lactf at lac.ipv6tf.org
> To: Lacnic Task Force IPv6 <lactf at lac.ipv6tf.org>
> Subject: [LAC-TF] Rnv: The BGP Visibility Scanner now for IPv6 prefixes
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Andra Lutu
> Enviados:  08/09/2013 9:54:12 AM
> Asunto:  The BGP Visibility Scanner now for IPv6 prefixes
> Dear all,
> In November 2012 we have released the *BGP Visibility Scanner*, a tool
> that checks the visibility of IPv4 prefixes at the interdomain level.
> We are now happy to further make available the *visibility query for
> IPv6 prefixes*.
> Back in February 2013 we have presented the BGP Visibility Scanner at
> NANOG57.
> Please find the abstract and slides at the following link:
> http://www.nanog.org/meetings/abstract?id=2072
> The tool is publicly available at *http://visibility.it.uc3m.es/*
> You can use it to retrieve prefixes injected by a certain origin AS that
> are not distributed everywhere (i.e., the Limited Visibility Prefixes).
> The tool has already been proven to be of real help to network operators.
> In particular, it helped identify and eliminate a large number of
> unintended IPv4 LVPs (e.g., prefixes leaked because of misconfigurations).
> We believe the tool is of interest for the ASes already deploying IPv6,
> enabling the operators to check the visibility status of their IPv6
> prefixes and validate their routing policies. We would greatly
> appreciate your feedback on the limited visibility prefixes that you
> discover with the tool!
> For more information about the BGP Visibility Scanner project, we
> further refer you to the RIPE Labs article:
> https://labs.ripe.net/Members/andra_lutu/the-bgp-visibility-scanner
> For any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us!
> Thank you, best regards,
> Andra
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