[ppml] re: /24 no justification needed

Alec H. Peterson ahp at hilander.com
Thu Feb 27 17:52:41 EST 2003

Justification can come in many forms.

There is a ratified policy that allows ISPs to assign a /24 to any customer 
they have as long as the customer is multi-homed.  The multi-homing is the 

Note that this is specifically only a provider assigned space.


--On Thursday, February 27, 2003 2:38 PM -0800 Marla Azinger 
<marla_azinger at eli.net> wrote:

> ok... Thank you for the input on the micro allocations...
> But...now you bring up another interesting subject... you wrote in the
> middle of one paragraph:
> "/24 is
> already includes as automatic minimum with no justification"
> At the last conference people stood up to the mic and said this exact same
> thing...but when I went and confirmed this with ARIN staff they said
> no...everything has to be justified.  So I would like some dogma here
> ...is it true or not that a customer can be given a /24 if they want to
> multi-home even if they wont use all but one quarter to a half of the
> assignment?
> Thank you
> Marla
> ELI IP Analyst

Alec H. Peterson -- ahp at hilander.com
Chief Technology Officer
Catbird Networks, http://www.catbird.com

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