[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Dedicated IPv4 block to facilitate IPv6 deployment
martin.hannigan at batelnet.bs
Fri Jun 6 22:30:44 EDT 2008
----- Original Message -----
From: "cja at daydream.com" <packetgrrl at gmail.com>
To: "Martin Hannigan" <martin.hannigan at batelnet.bs>
Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Dedicated IPv4
block to facilitate IPv6 deployment
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 20:32:17 -0600
> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 8:06 PM, Martin Hannigan
> <martin.hannigan at batelnet.bs> wrote:
> > >
> > > When ARIN receives its last /8 IPv4 allocation from
> > > IANA, a contiguous /10 IPv4 block will be set aside
> > > and dedicated to facilitate IPv6 deployment.
> > > Allocations and assignments from this block must be
> > > justified by immediate IPv6 deployment requirements.
> > > Examples of such needs include: IPv4 addresses for key
> > > dual stack DNS servers, and NAT-PT or NAT464
> > > translators. ARIN staff will use their discretion when
> > evaluating justifications. >
> > > This block will be subject to a minimum size
> > > allocation of /28 and a maximum size allocation of
> > > /24. ARIN should use sparse allocation when possible
> within that /10 block. >
> > Are there any fragements < /24 in the ARIN inventory of
> > unallocated address space?
> Marin, yes there are. We had a discussion about it at the
> last ARIN meeting at the open policy hour.
I would suggest that this policy could be improved by
instead focusing it's resource requirement on utilizing
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