[arin-ppml] Preemptive IPv6 assignment

Heather Schiller heather.skanks at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 16:14:42 EDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Christopher Morrow
<christopher.morrow at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Kevin Kargel <kkargel at polartel.com> wrote:
>> Agreed --  assignment is not deployment.
>> What I do think about preemptive assignment is that there are quite a few netadmins who would experiment with something they happen to already have and are just not motivated to jump through the hoops to get an allocation.
> can I point you (and these netadmins) at tunnelbroker.net? mr leber
> runs a very nice service, with your ASN (or not) you can get a /48
> routed down a tunnel to you for this very purpose.

Or generate a ULA prefix..

I do think that ARIN should be dropping a pretty big hint to folk who
come asking for IPv4 resources (initial or additional) and ASN's ...
while they have their attention.

>> Premptive allocation that would put IPv6 blocks in the hands of netadmins without the need to do paperwork or argue through the bureaucracy for authorization would IMHO further IPv6 adoption.
> see point above...
> -chris

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