[ppml] 2005-1:Multi-national Business Enablement

Daniel Roesen dr at cluenet.de
Sat Apr 23 07:46:15 EDT 2005

On Sat, Apr 23, 2005 at 12:28:41AM -0700, Owen DeLong wrote:
> Um... generally, the company should be giving /64s to the employees, VPNs,
> etc., not /48s.  Every end user with a DSL line, generally, should also be
> getting a /64 unless they have need of multiple networks, in which case,
> a /48 would be justified.

Nope. They should get a /48 unless they can convincingly show that
they'll never need more than a single subnet.

> If you're going to be an LIR, it comes with the responsibility for
> building a backbone sufficient to meet your Intradomain connectivity
> needs.

Can you show me the policy where this is outlined? I don't know any
RIR IP addressing or membership policy which suggests any
responsibilities in regard of routing matters.

> If your dealing with multiple organizations that are diversly
> connected, then, topologically they are many small organizations,
> not one large one.

Routing-wise yes. Organizationally most often not.


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