[ppml] IPv6 Assignment Guidelines, Straw Man #2

Leo Bicknell bicknell at ufp.org
Mon Aug 20 12:53:18 EDT 2007


In a message written on Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 05:38:55PM +0100, michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
> Since most IPv6 LIRs will *NEVER* come back for a second allocation,
> there is currently no requirement for them to meet the HD Ratio in their
> allocations. You are adding this requirement by saying that *ALL* LIRs
> must meet the HD Ratio.

No, here's my text again:

] LIR's may assign up to a /48 to an End Site.  End Sites requiring
] more address space than a /48 may be assigned a larger block provided
] the utilization inside that block meets an HD Ratio of 0.94.

The first sentence is clear.  Assign /128's, /112's, /64's, /56's,
or /48's to your customers.  No questions asked, ARIN does not
meddle in these assignments in any way shape or form.  The entire
space from /128-/48 is wide open and up to each individual ISP.

Only if you need to assign something larger, a /47-/1 do you then
need to meet an HD Ratio of 0.94 for those larger assignments only.

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