[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2021-3: Private AS Number and Unique Routing Policy Clarifications

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Jul 22 02:02:34 EDT 2021



> On Jul 21, 2021, at 20:21 , scott at solarnetone.org wrote:
> 
> Hi All,
> 
>> 
>> Hi Martin,
>> 
>> vultr.com uses private AS 64515 to simplify their customer BGP
>> configuration process.
>> 
>> https://www.vultr.com/docs/using-multiple-autonomous-systems-numbers-asns-with-vultr
> 
> 
> How does this make it simpler to have a BGP session with Vultr?  It is plugging one number in instead of another.

It doesn’t. It makes it simpler for Vultr because they can send the same set of documentation to every customer
without needing substitution blocks for “YOUR AS”. They can just tell the customer to use 64515 and be done
with it.

Owen

> 
> Scott
> 
>> 
>> Now you've seen it.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Bill Herrin
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> William Herrin
>> bill at herrin.us
>> https://bill.herrin.us/
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