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RIPE Mailing Lists and DMARC
RIPE Mailing Lists and DMARC
Adam Castle — 18 Jul 2017

The RIPE community has existed for almost 30 years. In all that time, one of the chief missions of RIPE has been to provide a platform that allows network operators and others interested in networking to coordinate their activities and agree on best current practices. Therefore, since day one, it has been essential that we have in place functioning channels along which to carry out effective communication.… Read more

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How the RIPE NCC Can Help Network Operator Groups
How the RIPE NCC Can Help Network Operator Groups
Mirjam Kühne — 18 Jul 2017

The RIPE NCC provides funding through sponsorship for local NOGs and has sent staff to speak or attend at a wide range of local community events in our service region. We believe that these efforts bring great value for the Internet community, as it helps the community in each country to develop in its own way while at the same time bringing a more regional or global viewpoint that can inform that local community. … Read more

Taking it to the Limit - Testing the Performance of R&E Networking
Taking it to the Limit - Testing the Performance of R&E Networking
Mirjam Kühne — 14 Jul 2017

Please read this guest post by Mian Usman, Network Architect at GÉANT: One of the big questions often asked of R&E networking is why? Why, when commercial networks are so large, is there still a need for dedicated research networks? Surely organisations can simply buy commercial off-the-shelf network connectivity,with commercial service providers now offering 10 and even 100Gbit/s network connections.… Read more

Local Packet Filtering with IPv6
Local Packet Filtering with IPv6
Enno Rey — 13 Jul 2017

Recently my organisation discussed IPv6 filter rules for NIC-level firewalls (in a virtualised data center) with a customer. I’d like to take this opportunity to lay out potential approaches for local packet filtering of IPv6, which might somewhat depend on the address configuration strategy you chose for your respective systems.… Read more

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