AS number assignment criteria
Daniel Karrenberg Daniel.Karrenberg at ripe.net
Tue Jul 19 12:06:35 CEST 1994
> Marten Terpstra <Marten.Terpstra at ripe.net> writes: > > * 3 - "To identify single-homed ASes." > * They connect to a service provider or to another enterprise and > * use external routing. The other end tells them they need an ASN. > * Strictly speaking they do not need one, because they can only have > * one external policy. > > * The question now is: Should we assign ASNs to those in category 3 > * who request it because their ISP requires it? > * This is a potentially large number. > * > * Opinions? > > Potentially the ISP can request an AS because it can enforce a > stricter policy on its client than on its own AS. It can for instance > say that the customer AS will not be announced to XX where the AS of > the provider itself could be announced to XX. Unlikely, but a > different policy possibly needing an AS...... Right.
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