BCP 169

RFC 6382

Unique Origin Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) per Node for Globally Anycasted Services, October 2011

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6382.txt
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
D. McPherson
R. Donnelly
F. Scalzo
Stream:
IETF
Source:
grow (ops)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6382

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Abstract

This document makes recommendations regarding the use of unique origin autonomous system numbers (ASNs) per node for globally anycasted critical infrastructure services in order to provide routing system discriminators for a given anycasted prefix. Network management and monitoring techniques, or other operational mechanisms, may employ this new discriminator in whatever manner best accommodates their operating environment. This memo documents an Internet Best Current Practice.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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