[arin-ppml] IPv6 Transition Policy (aka Soft Landing)

Gary Giesen ggiesen at akn.ca
Fri Oct 8 12:30:56 EDT 2010

My apologies for not reading through your entire policy text, but I think
the concern about being able to get customers moved still stands...


On 10-10-08 12:00 PM, "Chris Grundemann" <cgrundemann at gmail.com> wrote:

>Problem Statement:
>We have failed to deploy dual-stack in a meaningful way in time to
>avoid transition problems
>-1- Encourage IPv6 deployment prior to depletion
>-2- Enable growth of IPv4 where IPv6 is being deployed
>-3- Improve the utilization of IP addresses
>High-Level Requirements:
>-1- ARIN will only make allocations and assignments for networks that
>have already deployed production IPv6
>-2- Any IPv4 addresses received under this policy, must be deployed
>along side of IPv6
>-3- This policy will encourage deployment of IPv6 in existing IPv4-only
>Rough Policy Text:
>~ Requester defines classes in their network - only classes where IPv6
>is in production qualify for IPv6
>~ New addresses must be deployed on dual-stacked interfaces plus one
>additional existing IPv4-only interface must be dual stacked, up to
>80% of all interfaces.
>~ The service that the address is used to provide must be fully IPv6
>accessible (if you deploy an A record, you must also have a AAAA and
>both must answer)
>~ All end-sites must dual-stack all Internet facing services before
>getting this space
>~ For each down stream customer site where these addresses are
>deployed, another pre-existing IPv4 only down stream site must also be
>IPv6 enabled, up to 80% of the total customer base.
>This is an emergency, let's get something together ASAP. All feedback
>is extremely welcome and greatly appreciated; this problem is all of
>ours. If you are still here in Atlanta come find me, Marty Hannigan
>and/or Jason Schiller to discuss.
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