[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv6 Assignment Guidelines
Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Thu Aug 23 10:24:43 EDT 2007
At 21:44 -0400 8/22/07, Leo Bicknell wrote:
>] LIR's may assign up to a /48 to an End Site. End Sites requiring
From my experience seeing policies generated, I think that no policy
should proscribe what an LIR can/may or cannot/may not do in the
manner suggested above.
"Assignments by LIRs no larger than /48 will not be reviewed by ARIN.
Assignments greater than /48 will be reviewed to see if the
additional space is warranted according to the 0.94 HD ratio policy.
If the space is not warranted, ARIN will consider the excess space to
be available for a different assignment, lowering the overall
utilization score of the LIR."
Yes, maybe I am twisting words and that is all, but the focus of the
policy should be on utilization measurement and not on the
We should allow an LIR to be able to hold some /48's in reserve to
accommodate expansion when they feel a particular customer might
grow. (I am not assuming that LIR == ISP.) We want to leave that to
the LIR as they better know the user of the space than ARIN. Such
reserves will have to be subjectively accepted by ARIN staff when
calculating the HD ration. I want to leave that to the discretion of
Edward Lewis +1-571-434-5468
Think glocally. Act confused.
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