[arin-ppml] Large hole in IPv6 assignment logic

cja@daydream.com packetgrrl at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 21:16:18 EDT 2009


I'd like to further encourage those of you who need this to participate in
the Dearborn meeting whether in person or remotely.
Thanks
----Cathy

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 6:25 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:

> I believe that situation is exactly what proposal 84 is intended to
> rectify.
>
> Unfortunately, I do not have a good answer for you under current policy.
>
> I would urge you to review proposal 84, and, if you feel this addresses
> your
> needs, be vocal in your support for it to become policy.
>
> Owen
>
>
> On Jun 8, 2009, at 3:48 PM, Dave Temkin wrote:
>
>  I'm going to attempt to keep this brief, but here goes:
>>
>> Recently, I received a /48.  After beginning our rollout, I quickly
>> discovered that we'd need a /44 at the very least.  See, I have multiple
>> networks that are not interconnected by a common backbone, and so a single
>> /48 would leave me with a useless routing domain given that most people
>> prefix filter at le /48.
>>
>> Currently, each OrgID is entitled to only one /48.  Under IPv4, if you
>> operate separate, disparate networks you're allowed to request multiple
>> blocks under the Multiple Discrete Networks policy.  No such policy exists
>> for IPv6, however it's been proposed here:
>> https://www.arin.net/policy/nrpm.html#six583
>>
>> I'd love to hear suggestions on workarounds until such the proposed policy
>> would be voted on and implemented. PA addressing is not a viable option.
>>
>> If we expect IPv6 adoption to have a significant uptick we need to take
>> away silly barriers to addressing such as this and make address assignments
>> accessible for the common ASP or Enterprise - and right now it's definitely
>> not.
>>
>>
>> -Dave
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