Routing Suggestions

Jared Mauch jared at
Wed Jan 12 18:18:11 CST 2011

On Jan 12, 2011, at 7:13 PM, Lars Carter wrote:

> Hi NANOG list,
> I have a simple, hypothetical question regarding preferred connectivity
> methods for you guys that I would like to get the hive mind opinion about.
> There are two companies, Company A and Company B ... [ trimmed, but they want to interconnect directly, one does static, the other can do bgp]

> From an technical, operational, and security standpoint what would be the
> preferred way to route traffic between these two networks?

I suggest using one of the reserved/private BGP asns for this purpose.

ASNumber:       64512 - 65535
ASName:         IANA-RSVD2
ASHandle:       AS64512
RegDate:        1995-04-06
Updated:        2009-01-14
Comment:        Designated for private use [RFC1930]

- Jared

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