[arin-discuss] Encouraging IPv6 Transition (From PPML)

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Mon May 14 16:03:12 EDT 2012

IMO 1A and 2A might usefully go together as a carrot + stick approach. A little extra attestation work in exchange for a "get v6 free with your v4" offer should encourage v6 adoption without increasing the overall time+cost burden on the orgs applying for space.


On May 14, 2012, at 10:53 AM, Chris Grundemann <cgrundemann at gmail.com> wrote:

> Four ideas to promote IPv6 deployment, for your consideration and discussion:
> 1) Make it as easy as possible for an org who actually wants IPv6 to
> get it. This is mostly in place today (allocation fee waivers, one
> maint. fee per Org ID, ease of qualification, etc.) but there is still
> some possible room for improvement:
>   1A) Waive IPv6 assignment fees for end-users who request both IPv4
> and IPv6 simultaneously.
>   1B) Move the </40 small/x-small threshold to <=/48.
> 2) Provide additional motivation for orgs to request and deploy IPv6.
> There are several top of mind methods to accomplish this:
>   2A) Require the officer attestation to acknowledge the current
> state of affairs regarding IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 requirements.
>   2B) Continue or even ramp up (especially targeting end users) ARINs
> outreach efforts (which have been substantial in previous years but
> are being wound down post IANA-exhaustion).
> Cheers,
> ~Chris
> -- 
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