[ppml] Defining Utilization of IPv4 addresses
tme at multicasttech.com
Wed Feb 11 12:24:33 EST 2004
That is my point :
On Wednesday, February 11, 2004, at 12:01 PM,
Michael.Dillon at radianz.com wrote:
>> How does this mesh with Policy Proposal 2002-3 ? Especially
>> question 3 ?
> 2002-3 was adopted and it says nothing about utilization.
> This is the text of 2002-3:
> Multi-homed organizations may justify and obtain a block
> of address space with prefix length extending to /22
> directly from ARIN. When prefixes are longer than /20,
> these micro-allocations or micro-assignments will be from
> a reserved block for that purpose.
The whole point of this was that it was _not_ justified by
utilization, but by "multi-homed-ness". I do not regard 2002-3 as
> 1. When an ISP applies for IPv4 address space, ARIN analyzes the
> utilization rate of any existing IPv4 address blocks allocated
> to the ISP.
> 2. For the purposes of calculating the utilization rate, any IPv4
> address range that is assigned or allocated to another organization
> will be counted as utilized if it meets the following two
> 3. The assigned or allocated address range must be of a size that is
> justified by ARIN policy.
> Nevertheless, we still need a publicly agreed definition
> of "utilized" and an agreed way to calculate utilization
> --Michael Dillon
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