Question about ISP Address Requests
jb at jbacher.com
Fri Dec 21 14:25:34 EST 2001
>Answer for the masses:
>You're asking the wrong question. Its answer is not relevant to your
>If an organization petitioning ARIN as an ISP demonstrates the efficient
>utilization of [a /21 as a multi-homed entity][a /20 as a single-homed
>entity], the organization is entitled to an approval for an initial /20
>Don't talk about your intended use of an initial allocation during the
>request process. It's not ARIN's business, it's not relevant within the
>policy framework of obtaining IP address registrations, and it will only
>get you in trouble.
The answer for the masses is exactly what I was looking for. Not having
ever requested a /20 initial for a single-homed customer, I had never been
concerned about the language of the policy to even consider questioning it.
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