The Cidr Report - 4byte ASN handling

Mark Tinka mtinka at
Sat Sep 17 04:39:10 UTC 2011

On Saturday, September 17, 2011 04:49:17 AM Tassos 
Chatzithomaoglou wrote:

> btw, am i the only one who finds it easier to remember
> asdot formatted ASNs?

They're easier to remember, but if you operate an ASN for a 
reasonable period of time, it's okay to assume that you will 
remember it, whether it's as-plain or otherwise.

The same would hold true for your favorite upstreams, peers, 
customers and role model ISP's :-).


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