[routing-wg]Re: [address-policy-wg] 32-bit AS Number status?
Hank Nussbacher hank at efes.iucc.ac.il
Sat Jan 30 21:21:54 CET 2010
On Fri, 29 Jan 2010, Filiz Yilmaz wrote: > Dear Shane, > > During RIPE 58, Daniel Karrenberg has made a presentation, titled "32-bit ASN > Take-Up Report, Policy Adjustments Needed?". > You can find the presentation at the archives at > http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-58/content/presentations/asn32-take-up-report.pdf > > Slide 5 of the presentation relates to your question. The RIPE NCC proposed > that the method of assigning ASNs that was employed in 2009 should continue > after 1 January 2010. This means that all assignments will be for 32-bit only > ASNs by default, unless a 16-bit ASN is specifically requested. The AP WG > agreed with this proposal. Does the RIPE NCC consider a slide in a presentation as proper documentation for revised ASN assignment procedures? -Hank > > You can find the records of this at: > > http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-58/meeting-report.php > and > http://www.ripe.net/ripe/wg/address-policy/r58-minutes.html > > I hope this helps. > > Kind regards, > > Filiz Yilmaz > Policy Development Manager > RIPE NCC > > > On 28 Jan 2010, at 18:29, Shane Kerr wrote: > >> All, >> >> I noticed that the proposed updated AS Number policy was sent to the >> address-policy-wg recently. >> >> There is a timeline for 32-bit AS Number in both the old and new >> versions, which says: >> >> "From 1 January 2010 the RIPE NCC will cease to make any distinction >> between 16-bit AS Numbers and 32-bit only AS Numbers, and will operate >> AS Number assignments from an undifferentiated 32-bit AS Number >> allocation pool." >> >> I'm not sure exactly what this means, but I think it is supposed to mean >> that people get 32-bit AS Numbers now. Did this happen? >> >> If it didn't, why not? Do we need to change "2010" to "2011"? Is it ever >> going to happen? >> >> If it did, was there any effect? I mean both from humans (angry LIRs, >> peasants marching on the castle with torches, riots in the streets), or >> on the Intertubes (ugly routing artifacts, mass reboots of boxes with >> old firmware, monitoring systems gone wild)? >> >> Just wondering. :) >> >> -- >> Shane >> >