AS numbers question

Vab Goel vgoel at sprint.net
Fri Jul 5 22:56:08 UTC 1996


On Fri, 5 Jul 1996, Bill Manning wrote:

> > 
> > Are there "reserved" AS numbers, the same way there are reserved IP
> > addresses for non-connected networks?
> 
> 	Yes there are.  Something liek the top 1000 or so.
> 	I'll dig up the reference if you want.

64512 thru 65535 (ref RFC 1930)

vab:

> 
> > Are As numbers considered scarce ? (I think of many small Internet
> > providers asking for AS numbers just to peer BGP with more than one ISP).
> 
> 	About the same as IP numbers.
> > 
> > TIA
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> 
> -- 
> --bill
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