[ppml] Suggestion for ARIN to deligate smaller IP blocks

Leroy Ladyzhensky leroy at emailsorting.com
Fri Jun 8 16:29:53 EDT 2007


So one of the requiems to qualify for a /24 from ARIN..

    1.    Must be multi-homed.

does any one have other requirements to add...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jon Lewis" <jlewis at lewis.org>
To: "Leroy Ladyzhensky" <leroy at emailsorting.com>
Cc: <ppml at arin.net>
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2007 4:01 PM
Subject: Re: [ppml] Suggestion for ARIN to deligate smaller IP blocks

> On Fri, 8 Jun 2007, Leroy Ladyzhensky wrote:
>> but what you are actually saying is --- the waste of a limited resource 
>> is justified because ... "Fewer larger routes benefits everyone"  well.. 
>> actually only...  ISP's and there hardware budget.
> My point was, if a network continues to grow and eventually does use up 
> what it gets (just not at the expected pace) nothing's been wasted, and 
> global routing table slots have been conserved.
>> how can we get a way from this thinking and begin to move forward... and 
>> face it... to actually conserve IP's there needs to be an option to allow 
>> smaller allocations....
>> The ONLY thing that needs to be considered is HOW the smaller allocations 
>> get handed out... do the go to anyone who asks.. I would think not... 
>> what would be the criteria for a company to get a /24 allocation? any 
>> input on this would be great.
> As I've said a couple times recently, I'm not opposed to / am in favor of 
> issuing PI /24s to any multihomed network.  If you're multihomed, your PI 
> /24 takes up the same global table routing slot your PA /24 would (less 
> space if you had multiple PA /24s from your various providers which you'd 
> give up to get PI).
> If you're not multihomed, and not big enough to qualify for PI space under 
> current guidelines, sorry, you get to keep using PA.  Otherwise the 
> routing tables really would explode.
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