Monthly Archives: August 2013

Removing BGP Private ASNs – Revisited!

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Recently, I posted about some lab verification I did during a customer setup where I had to strip private BGP AS numbers (64512-65535) before sending BGP-learned prefixes upstream to an ISP.

While I used the purpose-built “remove-private-as” neighbor command, several readers commented to me via the blog and via Twitter with some ideas for alternate solutions. They even got me thinking about an idea of my own.

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Removing Private BGP ASNs and the Importance of Lab Validation

I have an interesting project going on with two of my customers. One of them is buying a web-hosting business from the other, and we have to migrate all of the resources (including IP space) from one organization to the other in the same colo. Of course there is a lot involved with this, but one of the things we had to consider was the routing. For the short term (the next few months), the company buying the hosting business (let’s call them BUYER, Inc), will not have its own Internet connection from the colo, but will instead transit through the selling company (we’ll call them SELLER Corp.).

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Virtualization, Storage, and other techy stuff

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Resource sharing, time sharing, (20)11 and beyond. A retired sysadmin's blog.