[ppml] Proposed Policy: IPv6 Direct PI Assignments for End Sites

Andrew Dul andrew.dul at quark.net
Fri Feb 10 13:21:34 EST 2006

>  -------Original Message-------
>  From: william(at)elan.net <william at elan.net>
>  Subject: Re: [ppml] Proposed Policy: IPv6 Direct PI Assignments for End Sites
>  Sent: 10 Feb '06 09:47

>  >
>  >       Only one direct assignment may be made to an end site
>  > organization under Section 6.5.8.
>  What if organization with large ipv4 net (/16 or larger) has network that
>  is geographically split and chooses to announce part of it from one place
>  and part from another. By this policy they will receive only one ipv6
>  network block and would not be able to make this work.

This policy draft was not intended to address every case.  At this point we have a need for large orgs to be able to obtain IPv6 address space to begin the transition process.  

I would have a hard time supporting a policy which permited "Joe's Corporation" to get a /48 for each of their 1000 offices and then announce them into the IPv6 default free zone (DFZ). 

If we did allow the above we truly create a first adoptor advantage, because lots of /48's in the DFZ is not sustainable.


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