North American Network Operators Group|
Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical
Re: The IESG Approved the Expansion of the AS Number Registry
On 30 Nov 2006, at 07:02, Chris L. Morrow wrote:
Yes, and it means plenty of work for us all - hurray. But we need to take action to preserve the availability of new AS numbers for new network builders.On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Deepak Jain wrote:Afraid so. I'm hoping to be out of the industry before calls for 128 bitanyone have a swag at the number of things that this (32bit asn) touches?
RIPE will be accepting requests for 32-bit ASNs from 1/1/07, according to an email to ncc-services two weeks ago. It does not feel too early to start to understand what we must do to as a community to guarantee ubiquity of reachable networks.
There were no definitive answers when John Payne asked on the list about images supporting 32 bit as numbers - are any independent bodies going to setup a route behind a 32-bit ASN so that we can start public reachability testing ?