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RFC 6793

"BGP Support for Four-Octet Autonomous System (AS) Number Space", December 2012

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6793.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 4893
Updates:
RFC 4271
Authors:
Q. Vohra
E. Chen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
idr (rtg)

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Abstract

The Autonomous System number is encoded as a two-octet entity in the base BGP specification. This document describes extensions to BGP to carry the Autonomous System numbers as four-octet entities. This document obsoletes RFC 4893 and updates RFC 4271. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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