Autonomous System (AS) Reservation for Private Use
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, idr mailing list <email@example.com>, idr chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Autonomous System (AS) Reservation for Private Use' to Best Current Practice (draft-ietf-idr-as-private-reservation-05.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Autonomous System (AS) Reservation for Private Use' (draft-ietf-idr-as-private-reservation-05.txt) as Best Current Practice This document is the product of the Inter-Domain Routing Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Stewart Bryant and Adrian Farrel. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-idr-as-private-reservation/
Technical Summary This document describes the reservation of Autonomous System numbers (ASNs) that are for Private Use only and MUST NOT be advertised to the Internet, known as Private Use ASNs. This document enlarges the total space available for Private Use ASNs by documenting the reservation of a second, larger range and updates RFC 1930 by replacing Section 10. Working Group Summary Working group: WG list had 2 rounds of WG LC - one for approval of draft and one for actual range size. The majority view in the WG is that it fixes a clear operational problem in the reasonable use of private AS numbers. The minority view is that all AS numbers should be registered. The chairs anticipated this operational debate would continue during IETF last call. This issue was raised directly with the IESG and the AD worked with the authors and chairs to remove the justification text that appeared to be causing concern, i.e. without loosing the generality of the expanded AS range to focus the need to do this on the new applications such as DC which the reviewer noted justifies the change in its own right. Document Quality Large DC providers (Microsoft (author)) and cloud providers have requested to aid ral operational usage. This is range BCP. IANA registry need to be informed. Careful review by both WG chairs (one serving as Shepherd). Personnel Document shepherd: Susan Hares AD: Stewart Bryant.