[ppml] v6 PI space and Edu

Andrew Dul andrew.dul at quark.net
Fri Apr 22 14:43:49 EDT 2005

-------Original Message-------
> From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at delong.com>
> Subject: Re: [ppml] v6 PI space and Edu
> Sent: 21 Apr 2005 22:28:30
>  Fictional example:
>  We, Ferndale Underwater Controlled Kinetics University, propose to provide
>  a V6 /48 to each of our 200 dorm rooms as well as IP services for the
>  various departments, libraries, and administrative, and infrastructure
>  facilities on the campus.  As such, we wish to become an LIR.  Given
>  that we have 200 dorm rooms each of which is a customer, we believe
>  that we qualify under the IPv6 policies for a direct ARIN allocation
>  to us as an LIR.
>  Guess what... The above complies with the policy and they would be able
>  to do it.  Do you really think that there is a university that can't come
>  up with a plan for 200 downstream "customers" if they can count all their
>  departments, admin, campus health, etc. and, if they provide IP services
>  to students in their dorms, those count too?
>  I think current policy more than adequately meets the needs of most colleges
>  and universities.

Discussions with ARIN staff after my posting confirmed your interpretation that most universities would qualify for a v6 /32 as an LIR.


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