The IESG Approved the Expansion of the AS Number Registry

Chris L. Morrow christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Fri Dec 1 17:04:38 UTC 2006


On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, Florian Weimer wrote:

> * Chris L. Morrow:
>
> > So, all of the current devices need to get upgraded before 'day one' of
> > 32-bit ASN use... that'll be fun :)
>
> | 6. Transition
> |
> |    The scheme described in this document allows a gradual transition
> |    from 2-octet AS numbers to 4-octet AS numbers. One can upgrade one
> |    Autonomous System or one BGP speaker at a time.
>
> Routers on stub ASs don't need upgrading at all, for instance.

but filter lists and such I imagine might :(



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