[rfc-dist] BCP 169, RFC 6382 on Unique Origin Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) per Node for Globally Anycasted Services

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        BCP 169        
        RFC 6382

        Title:      Unique Origin Autonomous System Numbers 
                    (ASNs) per Node for Globally Anycasted 
                    Services 
        Author:     D. McPherson, R. Donnelly,
                    F. Scalzo
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       October 2011
        Mailbox:    dmcpherson at verisign.com, 
                    rdonnelly at verisign.com, 
                    fscalzo at verisign.com
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 25224
        See Also:   BCP0169

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-grow-unique-origin-as-01.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6382.txt

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.

This document is a product of the Global Routing Operations Working Group of the IETF.


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