The IESG Approved the Expansion of the AS Number Registry
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Fri Dec 1 17:10:54 UTC 2006
* Chris L. Morrow:
>> | 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 :(
Only if you want to keep your fine-grained filters, which shouldn't be
a problem over the next few years. From a purely BGP 4 perspective,
the transition looks like a new tier 1 ISP entering the stage.
(But if more than one of your peers switch, you better upgrade as
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