[arin-ppml] 4-Byte ASN's in the ARIN region...

Jo Rhett jrhett at netconsonance.com
Wed Mar 14 12:38:44 EDT 2012

On Mar 14, 2012, at 9:09 AM, John Curran wrote:
>  I've been asked why 4-Byte ASN's don't seem work in the ARIN region, but 
>  do seem to work all of the other regions.


I've implemented them with perfect success, only to have them removed because someone was told a scary story.  I have likewise met vendors who have gear which supports 4-byte ASNs who are unwilling to implement them in our peering session due to unreasoned, no-facts-need-apply fear.

Jo Rhett
Net Consonance : consonant endings by net philanthropy, open source and other randomness

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