[ppml] Restrictions on transferor deaggregation in 2008-2: IPv4 Transfer Policy Proposal

Joe Maimon jmaimon at chl.com
Thu Mar 13 09:09:23 EDT 2008

John Santos wrote:

> This doesn't work.  You would either need to put your equipment on the
> colo's premises (that's what "colo" means") or you would have to install
> a circuit between the colo and your own premises.  No on is going to
> route the colo's network to anywhere but the colo's network.

Yes they would and they do.

> Sure, anyone with spare v4 address space could just become an ISP and
> lease you "permanent" v4 addresses (permanent for as long as you and
> the "ISP" maintain a business relationship and you pay your bill), but
> they would have to set up their own network to reach you.

Its called tunneling, which a properly designed network would do anyways 
to catch traffic that goes to parent prefix instead of the "leased" one.

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