Customer AS

Daniel Karrenberg Daniel.Karrenberg at
Mon Aug 19 07:22:23 UTC 1996

  > Curtis Villamizar <curtis at> writes:
  > In message <199608170146.SAA20928 at>, Paul Ferguson writes:
  > > In fact, the <draft-hubbard-registry-guidelines-05.txt> draft indicates
  > > that this is one of the few acceptable instances when allocation can be
  > > done by one of the various registries and not by (one of) the upstream
  > > service provider(s). ...
  > draft-hubbard-registry-guidelines-05.txt is wrong on this one.

Just for the record: I is one of the few acceptable instances and certainly
does not represent common practise, to the contrary! All regional IRs 
recommend using address space from one of the providers. 

  > If the route comes from one of the providers CIDR blocks, the other
  > more specific route can be ignored farther away in the topology.  If
  > it is a provider independent address it can't be dropped without
  > losing connectivity to it.



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