IPv4 and ASN Policy draft on-line
Wilfried Woeber, UniVie/ACOnet
Tue Sep 25 15:18:35 CEST 2001
>> there are valid cases where a (globally unique) AS# is required which >> does not show up in the DFZ. (and, of course, there are places where a >> private AS# would do just as well). > Hmmm. I'm curious: could you name a few? The things that I could > imagine are "private peerings somewhere", which "should" work using > private AS#s just fine. BGP within _one_ administrative domain can (most probably in most cases) use private AS#s, and indeed we are using them in that situation. However when the peerings have to span policy/operations-coordination/ ISP boundaries, then private number space becomes unmanageable. Wilfried.
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