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RFC 4893

"BGP Support for Four-octet AS Number Space", May 2007

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4893.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6793
Authors:
Q. Vohra
E. Chen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
idr (rtg)

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Abstract

Currently the Autonomous System (AS) number is encoded as a two-octet entity in BGP. This document describes extensions to BGP to carry the Autonomous System number as a four-octet entity. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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