[ppml] Policy Proposal 2005-5: IPv6 HD ratio
kloch at hotnic.net
Wed May 25 14:27:01 EDT 2005
Edward Lewis wrote:
> 1) Will the tightening of the HD-ratio mean that ARIN will have to
> turn around addressing requests faster? I am not saying there is a
> problem now, but raising the HD-ration means that I would have to
> delay asking for new space until I passed the 0.8 threshold and until
> I hit the new one. Delaying here means losing lead time from request
> to need to use.
With HD=0.94 and an allocation of /32 the threshold would be about
50%. You would have about 32,000 customer assignments left at that
point. Lead time should not be an issue.
> 2) Will the tightening of the HD-ratio mean a significantly more dense
> use of the space resulting in more incidents of end-user renumbering
> if their needs grow?
The threshold appplies to total number of /48's. The choice of dense or
sparse assignment policy does not affect the threshold.
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