[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Open Access To IPv6
cmalayter at switchanddata.com
Fri May 29 14:18:20 EDT 2009
Agree with Stacy here,
I don¹t think putting strings on v6 is going help drive it¹s implementation.
On 5/29/09 12:49 PM, "Stacy Hughes" <ipgoddess.arin at gmail.com> wrote:
> A multihoming requirement discriminates against networks that either cannot
> or do not want to multihome.
> I oppose this modification.
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:
>> In a message written on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 11:14:45AM -0400, Member
>> Services wrote:
>>> > 1) Remove ?by advertising that connectivity through its single
>>> > aggregated address allocation? from article 3 of section 220.127.116.11
>>> > 2) Remove article 4 of section 18.104.22.168, ?be an existing, known ISP in
>>> > the ARIN region or have a plan for making at least 200 end-site
>>> > assignments to other organizations within 5 years? in its entirety.
>> I fear the way this is written may be confusing. Section 22.214.171.124 is at
>> If these changes were made, I believe the section would then read:
>> 126.96.36.199. Initial allocation criteria
>> To qualify for an initial allocation of IPv6 address space, an
>> organization must:
>> 1. be an LIR;
>> 2. not be an end site;
>> 3. plan to provide IPv6 connectivity to organizations to which it
>> will assign IPv6 address space.
>> I would like to make two comments as a result.
>> Criteria #1 doesn't make a lot of sense. If you were a new participant
>> (no IPv4 or IPv6 resources at all) and going only for IPv6 then you
>> aren't an LIR yet, indeed, you are trying to become one. I think,
>> but cannot be sure, that the LIR reference has to do with fee/membership
>> structures of other RIR's.
>> The result of this policy is basically you get an allocation if you
>> want one and can show you will provide IPv6 to another entity and
>> are willing to pay the fees. This is too loose of a standard.
>> While I believe we should be giving out IPv6 relatively easily and
>> there is no danger in running out of the numbers that does not mean
>> we don't still have the issue of routing slots, staff to deal with
>> the number of requests, and other issues.
>> To that end, I would like to suggest a new criteria:
>> - Plan to announce the IPv6 address space provided to at least
>> two other autonomous systems.
>> Basically, setting the bar at being multi-homed to BGP speaking
>> networks. No number of sites requirement, you only need 1 customer
>> to meet the customer requirement.
>> Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
>> PGP keys at http://www.ufp.org/~bicknell/
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