regional ASN's

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Wed Dec 1 15:37:01 CST 2010

On Dec 1, 2010, at 4:30 PM, Michael Hallgren wrote:
> Le mercredi 01 décembre 2010 à 17:31 +0000, deleskie at a écrit :
>> You can use one AS and communities to seperate your traffic/policies.
> Or other iBGP means of internal separation, like BGP confederations (in
> order to avoid iBGP session hacks).

Or just have disparate networks using the same ASN.  Works fine.

Why waste ASNs and try to explain to others how asX,Y,Z, etc., are all the same company?


>> ------Original Message------
>> From: Ryan Finnesey
>> To: NANOG list
>> Subject: regional ASN's
>> Sent: Dec 1, 2010 1:13 PM
>> I see various people are recommending networks setup regional ASN's.  I
>> am in the process of setting up a new network which will serve as a
>> transit network for all our operating units.  I was planning on using
>> one ASN for North America, Asia and Europe.  Is this not recommended?
>> Cheers
>> Ryan
>> Sent from my BlackBerry device on the Rogers Wireless Network

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