Guidelines for creation, selection, and registration of an Autonomous System (AS), March 1996
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
- Updated by:
- RFC 6996, RFC 7300
- J. Hawkinson
- idr (rtg)
This memo discusses when it is appropriate to register and utilize an Autonomous System (AS), and lists criteria for such. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.