[arin-ppml] Statistics regarding NRPM 8.3 Transfers to date

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Fri Apr 29 17:43:53 EDT 2011

On Apr 29, 2011, at 5:01 PM, Scott Leibrand wrote:

> On Apr 29, 2011, at 1:55 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>> On Apr 29, 2011, at 4:40 PM, Scott Leibrand wrote:
>>> Org A transfers part of their allocation/assignment to Org B.
>> Note that space in a transfer could easily be only part of an
>> original allocation, and still be the smallest block possible
>> to transfer... i.e. I'm not certain how this metric is useful,
>> but will endeavor to research and deliver this information.
> Yeah, we anticipated that would occur (and IMO it's perfectly normal
> and acceptable) when we drafted the original transfer policy.  I'm
> mostly just curious to what degree transfers are just rearranging
> existing blocks, and to what degree existing blocks are being
> fragmented to meet the needs of the recipients.  If you'd have to go
> do a bunch of work to figure this out, don't bother.  :-)

It turns out to be non-trivial in several aspects, but we will 
work on it.

>>> Org C receives multiple CIDR blocks (or continuous address
>>> ranges) from whatever source(s).
>> The 10 recipient organizations received a total of 18 contiguous
>> IPv4 address blocks; several of those recipients received blocks
>> which were composed of adjacent /24's.
> Very helpful, thanks.  I hope we'll continue to see such information
> published periodically as additional transfer activity occurs.

Yes, we are establishing standard reporting for NRPM 8.3 transfers.


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