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Re: IPV6 renumbering painless?
At 09:39 AM 12-11-04 -0800, Owen DeLong wrote:
> Fortunately there are 'only' 65k ASN's, thus that would mean only 65k > routes in the routing table, which should be quite practical. Seeing > only ~650 routes now I don't see that happening that soon, especially > with the slowness of deployment of IPv6 in the US, though it is catching > on ;). Left to wonder though what happens when we run out of ASN's, > 32bit ones? > 32bit ASNs are already in the works. I would expect not more than 2-3 years before you see widespread 32bit ASN code in routers.
Hmmmm: Routing Table Report 04:00 +10GMT Sat 13 Nov, 2004 Analysis Summary ---------------- BGP routing table entries examined: 150665 Prefixes after maximum aggregation: 88779 Unique aggregates announced to Internet: 71952 Total ASes present in the Internet Routing Table: 18421 <---- 30% usage and we need 32 bit ASNs? -Hank