BGP Support for Four-octet AS Number Space

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Authors Quaizar Vohra  , Enke Chen 
Last updated 2009-04-17 (latest revision 2009-03-07)
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Currently the Autonomous System (AS) number is encoded as a two-octet entity in BGP. This document describes extensions to BGP to carry the Autonomous System number as a four-octet entity.


Quaizar Vohra (
Enke Chen (

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