[arin-ppml] Continuation: Policy Change Request: IP Address Assignment to Educational and Non-Commercial Organizations

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Sat Nov 28 19:20:13 EST 2009

Christopher Mettin wrote:
> We just need maybe 2 or 3 blocks containing up to 255 hosts (of IP v4
> addresses).
> We have partner schools in several US states. We plan to create a program
> allowing us to share classroom resources and to communicate directly.
> Unfortunately, our ISPs assign us dynamic IP addresses only and thus they
> change every 24 hours. Static IP addresses allow us to allow a connection
> establishment without allowing people other than our students to join. But
> having dynamic IP addresses only, we are forced to allow access by the
> entire ISP subnet which could mean a potential harm to our network.

Ask the US ISP for static subnets. You don't need to engage ARIN for that.


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