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Unique Origin Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) per Node for Globally Anycasted Services

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Unique Per-Node Origin ASNs for Globally Anycasted Services' to BCP (draft-ietf-grow-unique-origin-as-01.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Unique Per-Node Origin ASNs for Globally Anycasted Services'
  (draft-ietf-grow-unique-origin-as-01.txt) as a BCP

This document is the product of the Global Routing Operations Working

The IESG contact persons are Ron Bonica and Dan Romascanu.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

This document makes recommendations regarding the use of per-node unique 
origin ASNs for globally anycasted critical infrastructure services in order to 
provide routing system discriminators for a given anycasted prefix.  Network 
managment and monitoring techniques, or other operational mechanisms may
employ this new discriminator in whatever manner fits their operating environment.

Working Group Summary

The working group has wide support.  We had many different people, especially 
operators which supported the document and felt the work was quite worthwhile.  
The document is short, and even though it is a ‘00’ draft, comments and feedback 
have been incorporated in document. 

Document Quality

The document is straightforward, and well written.  It covers the requirement 
space succinctly.  

Peter Schoenmaker is the document shepherd.  Ron Bonica is 
the AD responsible for the document.

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