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RE: Error in assignments....?

  • From: Tim McKee
  • Date: Tue Jun 11 15:39:26 2002


This config can also exist for an interim period whilst a customer is
switching providers - hopefully the ex-provider will clean up, but there is
nothing now in place to enforce it.

Tim

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
Sabri Berisha
Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 15:06
To: Stephen J. Wilcox
Cc: Kurt Erik Lindqvist; nanog@nanog.org
Subject: Re: Error in assignments....?



On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:

> Ugh, this is why ASN's exist and is why ppl have been posting about
> inconsistent BGP announcements of late
>
> If you originate the same block from 2 ASNs then you no longer have a
> single administrative area and need a 3rd ASN as per the RFC.

And if your regional registry refuses to assign an ASN you are cooked and
you will probably end up using a solution like this. I'm not saying its
good, I'm saying its bad, but unfortunately common practice.

--
Sabri Berisha
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