_65000_ in as-path - paging 8544, 16229, 37958

bill fumerola billf at mu.org
Thu Dec 11 16:31:33 CST 2008


On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 08:44:28AM -0500, Joe Abley wrote:
> On 10 Dec 2008, at 16:20, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> >On Dec 10, 2008, at 11:08 AM, Cvetan Ivanov wrote:
> >>65000 and above are private as numbers and should not be seen in  
> >>the global table.
> >
> >64512 & above.
> 
> Indeed, the reference is RFC 1930 section 10, which says:
> 
> 10. Reserved AS Numbers
> 
>    The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has reserved the
>    following block of AS numbers for private use (not to be advertised
>    on the global Internet):
> 
>                            64512 through 65535

the recently published RFC5398 sets aside a few more to add to the
permanent ASN bogon list.

64496-64511    Reserved for use in documentation and sample code

65536-65551 is reserved for same, for those playing in the 32-bit space.

-- bill







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