[arin-announce] ARIN Bits: September 2017

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Tue Sep 19 12:09:19 EDT 2017

In this issue:
**ARIN 40 in San Jose Next Month – Agenda Now Available**
**ARIN Elections Open 5 October**
**Current Policy Proposals Under Discussion**
**September 2017 Deployment Items**
**Apply for an ARIN 41 Meeting Fellowship**
**ARIN on the Road: Columbus in November**
**Featured Service/Policy Requirements**
**Tip from ARIN’s Registration Services Department**
**Tip from ARIN’s Financial Services Department**
**Subscribe to an ARIN Mailing List**
**Customer and Member Statistics as of 31 August 2017**
**Helpful IPv6 Links**
**Stay Engaged with ARIN**

**ARIN 40 in San Jose Next Month – Agenda Now Available**

ARIN 40 is next month! Are you ready? We are! We hope to see you in San 
Jose, CA from 5-6 October at the Fairmont San Jose, directly following 
NANOG 71 in the same location. This will be a great opportunity to 
engage in policy discussions, network with colleagues, learn more about 
ARIN services and operations, and attend workshops and tutorials. If you 
can’t be there in person, remote participation is always an option.

To view the agenda for ARIN 40, visit https://www.arin.net/ARIN40_agenda

To register as either an in-person or remote attendee, visit 

**ARIN Elections Open 5 October**

The 2017 ARIN Elections are just around the corner – get ready! 
Elections for two seats on the ARIN Board of Trustees and five seats on 
the ARIN Advisory Council will be held online 5-13 October 2017. To view 
the candidates and their biographies, visit 
Statements of support can be made and viewed at 

When it comes time to vote, eligible Voting Contacts from General 
Members in Good Standing should log in to ARIN Online and look for the 
"Vote Now" message on the dashboard. If you have any questions about 
elections, email members at arin.net.

**Current Policy Proposals Under Discussion**

Find the status of current policy discussions at 
https://www.arin.net/policy/proposals/ and subscribe to ARIN-PPML 
(Public Policy Mailing List) to voice your opinions. Membership is not 
required to participate!

Policies currently under discussion:

Draft Policy ARIN-2017-3: Update to NPRM 3.6: Annual Whois POC Validation
Draft Policy ARIN-2017-4: Remove Reciprocity Requirement for Inter-RIR 
Draft Policy ARIN-2017-5: Improved IPv6 Registration Requirements
Draft Policy ARIN-2017-6: Improve Reciprocity Requirement for Inter-RIR 
Draft Policy ARIN-2017-8: Amend the Definition of Community Network

**September 2017 Deployment Items**

Some pages in ARIN Online have been redesigned and improved, including 
the following pages:
-Account/Profile Setup and Confirmation
-Your Account > Settings > Security Info: Manage Two-Factor 
Authentication and Manage API Keys
-Your Account > Organization Identifiers > Organization > Manage Voting 
-IP Addresses > Search > Network > View and Manage Networks > Delete Network

Also, the Transfer > Mergers and Acquisitions Transfers (NRPM 8.2) page 
has been modified based on changes to the Number Resource Policy Manual 
(NRPM), resulting from the implementation of Recommended Draft Policy 

The notification email that is sent to a Point of Contact (POC) when 
removing the POC from an organization now includes the POC Handle. (ARIN 
Suggestion 2017.2)

The form to submit suggestions to ARIN as part of the ARIN Consultation 
and Suggestion Process has been revised to clarify that submitters can 
choose to remain anonymous and that contact information is not 
published. (ARIN Suggestion 2017.12)

The “No Valid POC Resource Report” has been updated to include the date 
the POC was last updated, the invalid POC handle, and invalid POC name. 
(ARIN Suggestion 2016.09)

The ARIN RPKI Trust Anchor has been modified to reflect all holdings 
(0/0) to fulfill our commitment set by the Number Resource Organization 
(NRO) for all of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). See the “All 
Resources Applicability Statement” dated 21 January 2017, available at: 

The 2017 Inter-RIR and Specified Transfers of Internet Number Resources 
page - https://www.arin.net/knowledge/statistics/transfers.html - has 
been replaced by the Statistics: Specified Transfers of Internet Number 
Resources page - https://www.arin.net/public/transferLog.xhtml. This 
page provides data on completed transfers in HTML format, and can be 
sorted based on selected criteria.

**Apply for an ARIN 41 Meeting Fellowship**

Applications are now being accepted for ARIN's Fellowship Program to 
attend ARIN 41 in Miami, FL from 15-18 April 2018. Apply now through 
5:00 PM EST on Sunday, 28 January 2018 by visiting the following link: 

ARIN 41 Fellowships may be extended to include registration and hotel 
accommodations for CaribNOG 15, which will be held 18-20 April 2018. To 
learn more about CaribNOG, please visit http://www.caribnog.org/

**ARIN on the Road: Columbus in November**

ARIN on the Road will close out the year by visiting Columbus, OH on 2 
November. Want ARIN on the Road to make a stop in your city next year? 
Let us know by emailing meetings at arin.net.

To learn more about ARIN on the Road, visit 

**Featured Service/Policy Requirements**

Dedicated IPv4 block to facilitate IPv6 Deployment (NRPM 4.10)

As part of the community-adopted policy, a contiguous /10 IPv4 block has 
been set aside and dedicated to facilitate IPv6 deployment. Allocations 
and assignments from this block must be justified by immediate IPv6 
deployment requirements.

To learn more about NRPM 4.10 and the criteria for receiving an 
allocation or assignment from this block, visit 

**Tip from ARIN’s Registration Services Department**

Need to remove all reassignments from one of your allocations? If your 
ARIN Online account is linked as the Admin or Tech Point of Contact 
(POC) for your organization, you can remove the reassignments by 
navigating to the parent network, click Actions, then Delete Reassignments.

Need to create new reassignments? You can also do that through your ARIN 
Online account. Navigate to the parent block, click Actions, then Reassign.

Are you new to reassignments? ARIN team member James wrote a blog about 
reassignments last month! Read the blog at 
http://teamarin.net/2017/08/14/lets-talk-quick-easy-way-swip/ and find 
more detailed instructions about reporting reassignments here: 

**Tip from ARIN’s Financial Services Department**

Need to pay an invoice? Visit our Make a Payment page for details: 

Methods of payment:

1. Credit card (ARIN does not retain card numbers; transactions are 
processed using secure protocols.)
2. Check (mail to the Baltimore, MD remittance address found on the 
3. ACH or Wire transfer (email billing at arin.net to request instructions)

Payment information is not accepted by phone.

**Subscribe to an ARIN Mailing List**

Joining an ARIN Mailing List is a great way to stay up-to-date and 
informed about everything happening at ARIN. For a full list of all 
mailing lists, visit 

All mailing lists are open to the public except the ARIN Discussion 
mailing list, which is for ARIN Members only.

To use these lists, participants must adhere to ARIN's Acceptable Use 
Policy (AUP). The AUP can be found at 

**Customer and Member Statistics as of 31 August 2017**

-5,635 member organizations
-1,257 8.3 (transfers to specified recipients) and 84 8.4 (inter-RIR 
transfers to specified recipients) transfers completed YTD 2017
-8.4 transfers completed YTD 2017: 61 to APNIC, 13 from APNIC, 18 to 
-55.2% of members have an IPv6 block

**Helpful IPv6 Links**

-Dedicated IPv4 block to facilitate IPv6 Deployment - 
https://www.arin.net/policy/nrpm.html#four10 - under this policy, ARIN 
set aside a contiguous /10 IPv4 block for allocations and assignments 
justified by immediate IPv6 deployment requirements. This block is 
subject to a minimum size allocation of /28 and a maximum size 
allocation of /24.
-List of IPv6 Training Consultants - 
-Software Developers Guide to Writing and Migrating Network Applications 
for Use on IPv6 Networks - 
-IPv6 Number Planning - https://www.arin.net/resources/ipv6_planning.html

**Stay Engaged with ARIN**

Check out www.TeamARIN.net for our latest blogs, including a recent 
series by our Registration Services Department:


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