[arin-ppml] IPv6 Non-connected networks

Michael Richardson mcr at sandelman.ca
Fri Mar 26 17:43:30 EDT 2010

>>>>> "David" == David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu> writes:
    David> WAIT!!! I got hung up on the implied authorization thing.
    David> But, now I realize that is not what you were thinking about.

    David> Your right BINGO!

    David> A ula.nro.net type mechanism is the way to coordinate the
    David> creation of the random prefixes.  How about something like
    David> this.

    David> 1. Registrant generates a prefix on ula.nro.net, the tool can
    David> generate regular ULA or registered ULA.  For registered ULA
    David> the tool puts the prefix into a "pending" state in a
    David> database, and creates a ticket that can be registered with an
    David> RIR.  If the state isn't progressed in some timeout say a
    David> week then the prefix is returned to the pool.

    David> 2. The Registrant contacts the appropriate RIR, the RIR takes
    David> the ticket generated in step 1 and moves the state to
    David> "Pending-RIR". The RIR processes and validates the
    David> registration.  If the RIR refuses the registration or it is
    David> dropped, the RIR returns the prefix to the pool.

    David> 3. Once the registration is completed, the state is changed
    David> to "Registered", and the database points at the RIR for Whois
    David> and reverse DNS so that maybe managed via the RIR's tools
    David> from this point on.

    David> 4. The RIR follows its policies and procedures for the life
    David> of the registration.

    David> 5. Once the RIR determines the registration is no longer
    David> valid (including any hold time) the RIR returns the prefix to
    David> the pool.

    David> Other than a few worries related to sparse database problems
    David> I think it could work.

I am happy with this process.

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