Internet resource in Vietnam
Internet resources are a critical parameter for Internet operations. In Vietnam, Internet resources including “.vn” ccTLD, Internet addresses (IPv4/IPv6), Autonomous system number (ASN) are national information resources. Internet resources are concentratively managed by Vietnamese Government (Ministry of Information and Communications - MIC) as a method to manage and supervise Internet operations to ensure the stability of Internet in Vietnam.
ASN (Autonomous System Number)
Autonomous System (AS) is a collection of connected Internet Protocol (IP) routing prefixes under the control of one or more network operators that presents a common, clearly defined routing policy to the Internet. From 01/01/2007, International number registries brought to use 32 bit ASN. In AP region, since 01/01/2009, 4byte ASN was issued for all application on default basis.