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Re: 16-bit ASN kludge

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Fri Dec 03 18:11:26 2004

On Fri, 03 Dec 2004 16:36:39 CST, John Dupuy said:
> Along these lines, one could leave the transit AS networks alone if a 
> parallel 16 bit ASN space were created. Essentially, any non-transit 
> network would have it's non-public ASN retranslated NAT-style by upstream 
> transit network border routers. Only the border routers would have to be 
> changed. They would have to differentiate between public ASN X and 
> non-public ASN X (same number) based on the which side of the router the 
> ASN was learned from.

So given the lack of trouble with NAT sites leaking rfc1918 addresses, you
foresee no problems with sites accidentally leaking the non-public ASN's, right?

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