prop-064: Change to assignment policy for AS numbers

Proposal textprop-064-v002
SynopsisThe policy seeks to create awareness earlier within the community for the need to support 4-byte AS numbers without mandating an absolute final adoption of 4-byte AS numbers.
Current statusImplemented on 16 February 2009.

James Spenceley

Relevant forumPolicy SIG
Previous versions


Status at other RIRsN/A
Proposal history
22 July 2008Version 1 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
25 July 2008 Version 2 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion:

  • Version 2 adds a specific date for the interim step described in section 4.3 of the proposal.
28 August 2008Reached consensus at APNIC 26 Policy SIG and AMM in Christchurch, New Zealand.
29 August – 24 October 2008 Eight-week call for final comments. No objections received.

20 November 2008 Endorsed by APNIC Executive Council (EC)

12 January – 9 February 2009 Draft policy document available for comments. See:

16 February 2009 Implemented