Re: [v6ops] [Idr] BGP Identifier

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Mon, 17 February 2014 01:45 UTC

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> Thanks for the discussion and sorry for the late. Assigning an id is not a
> difficult issue, especially on a single router. But what number is to be
> assigned might be an issue, especially in an ISP's large network, in order
> to guarantee the uniqueness of the ids.

as i said, if you can not assign unique 32 bit integers to your routers,
you have far bigger problems in your organization and network.  and
having them be 128 bit integers is not going to solve your problems.

randy