[rfc-dist] RFC 6793 on BGP Support for Four-Octet Autonomous System (AS) Number Space

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        RFC 6793

        Title:      BGP Support for Four-Octet Autonomous 
                    System (AS) Number Space 
        Author:     Q. Vohra, E. Chen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       December 2012
        Mailbox:    quaizar.vohra at gmail.com, 
                    enkechen at cisco.com
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 26366
        Obsoletes:  RFC4893
        Updates:    RFC4271

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-idr-rfc4893bis-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6793.txt

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]

This document is a product of the Inter-Domain Routing Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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