[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 104: Multiple Discrete Networks for proposal 103
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Policy Proposal 104: Multiple Discrete Networks for proposal 103
Proposal Originator: William Herrin
Proposal Version: 1.0
Date: 20 November 2009
Proposal type: new
Policy term: permanent.
Add NRPM section 6.5.10 as follows:
6.5.10 Allocations for Multiple Discrete Networks
188.8.131.52 Notwithstanding section 6.5.9, ARIN shall allocate IPv6
address blocks to an organization's second and subsequent networks
where justified by section 6.11 (Multiple Discrete Networks).
184.108.40.206 ARIN shall allocate IPv6 address blocks to an organization's
second and subsequent discrete networks in exactly and only the
following prefix lengths: /40, /32.
220.127.116.11 ARIN shall manage the allocation pools such that the pool
identity serves to classify whether or not an allocation is for a
second or subsequent discrete network regardless of whether it is
single or multihomed.
This updates proposal 103 to support Multiple Discrete Networks as
pending in proposal 2009-5. Offered in parallel so we can debate
exactly how to integrate MDN's without tying up 103 itself.
Timetable for implementation: concurrent with proposal 103.