Policy Proposal 2002-3

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Mon Sep 23 15:14:04 EDT 2002

ARIN welcomes feedback and discussion about the following policy
proposal in the weeks leading to the ARIN Public Policy Meeting
in Eugene, Oregon, scheduled for October 30-31, 2002. All feedback
received on the mailing list about this policy proposal will be
included in the discussions that will take place at the upcoming
Public Policy Meeting.

This policy proposal discussion will take place on the ARIN Public
Policy Mailing List (ppml at arin.net).  Subscription information is
available at http://www.arin.net/mailing_lists/index.html

Richard Jimmerson
Director of Operations
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

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Policy Proposal 2002-3: Micro-Assignments for Multihomed Networks

ARIN's current minimum assignment size is a /20.  The following
is proposed to enable multihomed networks to obtain their IPv4
address space directly from ARIN:

Multihomed networks not meeting ARIN's current allocation guidelines
may receive a properly justified /21-/24 sized network provided
they have no other ARIN assigned space, and return all non-portable
address space within 3 months of receiving their allocation.  No
justification (other than being multihomed, having no other
allocations, and returning all other non-portable space) is required
for a /24.

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