[arin-ppml] Preemptive IPv6 assignment

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Fri Oct 8 10:36:40 EDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Brandon Thetford <brandon at dodecatec.com> wrote:
>>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.
> Yes, but this also comes with the need to renumber once you finally get a
> "real" allocation, down the line.  That alone may be enough to scare some
> off until an alternative, more permanent solution is available.

Tunnels are nifty. I learned a great deal about IPv6 using tunnels.
Thank you Hurricane Electric.

Now I'm done with tunnels. I'll start my for-real IPv6 deployment once
I have my for-real addresses.

Don't kid yourselves. The other existing Origin ASes will start their
for-real IPv6 deployments only after obtaining registry addresses as

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Christopher Morrow
<christopher.morrow at gmail.com> wrote:
> I suspect a /32 is probably NOT
> enough for most ISP-type folks anyway, so just assigning a random /32
> isn't super helpful...


With the new tech out there like 6rd, what's your best guess as to
what size a preemptive ISP allocation should be for those 2661
ARIN-region ISPs (75%) that haven't yet gotten their IPv6 allocations?

Bill Herrin

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