[arin-ppml] IPv6 Non-connected networks

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Mon Feb 22 15:32:59 EST 2010

michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
>> You run a large enterprise, you have some internal server 
>> things that you want v6 for but won't ever see the light of day.
>> These servers/nets may interconnect with business partners 
>> today or as you M&A your way info infamy.
>> You don't have 200 customers nor do you qualify for PI space 
>> (and you don't want that anyway), ULA doesn't provide enough 
>> uniqueness guarantee either...
> ULA random (FD00::/8) does not provide the uniqueness guarantee.
> There is another kind of ULA set aside for assignments to 
> organizations that would provide a uniqueness guarantee.

neither does rfc 1918... and yet, these same organzations run dozens of
parallel deployments of that.

if you're got a deployment that big, how can you possibly not be able
come up with a justification for the appropriate sized pi prefix, or put
differently whose request for such a prefix has been denied?

> The problem is that the IETF has not yet figured out how
> to manage assignments of FC00::/8.
> As far as I know, there isn't currently an active Internet 
> draft on this topic.
> --Michael Dillon
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