[arin-ppml] IPv6 Allocation Planning

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 16:29:57 EDT 2010

On Tue 8/10/2010 12:54 PM, Charles O'Hern wrote:
> The one and
> only reason the company I represent has not initiated adoption of IPv6
> is the cost increase in fees to ARIN.  I understand that PPML is not the
> place to discuss ARIN's fee structure, so this is not intended as an
> appeal.
> But as a statement of what is barring our IPv6 adoption:  As long as the
> minimum allocation of IPv6 for ISPs costs double what we pay now for a
> /21 of IPv4 (the minimum allocation for multihomed ISPs), my company
> will not be deploying IPv6.

Would it help to change the minimum allocation for ISPs to /36?  Would 
that be sufficient for your 10-year needs, or do you really need a /32?

> Deploying IPv6 using FD00:: addresses in dual stack with preexisting
> IPv4 address has worked well in our internal testing thus far.  So at
> the moment our opinion is that the protocol itself is not an issue.

Good to hear.  When your upstream makes v6 available, will you be 
getting a /48 from them and deploying with that?


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