Private AS Number Removal from Route
Private AS numbers are AS numbers in the range 64512 through 65534. You
can remove private AS numbers from the AS path attribute in updates that are sent to external
(EBGP) neighbors. Possible reasons for using private AS
- The remote AS does not have officially allocated AS numbers.
- You want to conserve AS numbers if you are multihomed to the local
Private AS numbers should not be advertised on the Internet.
Private AS numbers can be used only locally within an administrative
domain. Therefore, when routes are advertised out to the Internet,
the routes can be stripped out from the AS paths of the advertised
routes using this feature.