RFC 4893 and GLOP addressing

millworxmillworx Member Posts: 290
So I've been reading up on GLOP addressing for Multicast. The range is reserved by IANA for Autonomous systems to use and create globally unique multicast addresses. The second and third octets in the address are the ASN in binary, thus giving you the last octet of 256 unique multicast addresses.

Now obviously GLOP came out prior to RFC 4893. Now that 32 bit ASN numbers are being assigned to companies, how does this impact those companies? Would I be correct to assume they have no ability to use GLOP addresses?
Currently Reading:
CCIE: Network Security Principals and Practices
CCIE: Routing and Switching Exam Certification Guide


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    jason_lundejason_lunde Member Posts: 567
    From what I have heard there is nothing out there in regards to GLOP and 32-bit as numbers. Great question though...makes me wonder now what will happen. I will invoke some google power and see what I can find.

    edit: maybe shoot an email to one of the addresses at the bottom of the rfc...looks like Sprint folks (3180).
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