[arin-ppml] Application requests for IPv6?

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 17:14:27 EST 2011

On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 4:43 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> Folks -
> We also received an related inquiry regarding legacy IPv4 holders and IPv6
> -
>> Since we’ve been talking about easing access for legacy holders,  what
>> happens when a legacy holder not signed up to an (L)RSA asks for IPv6?
> NRPM offers several ways for an end user organization to
> qualify for
> an IPv6 assignment from ARIN.  The criteria that most often applies is when
> the organization can "qualify for an IPv4 assignment or allocation from ARIN
> under the IPv4 policy currently in effect".  There is no requirement to have
> a signed RSA/LRSA under this criteria.  An organization can qualify for
> IPv6,
> regardless of whether they have existing IPv4 space, as long as it can meet
> the criteria of ANY existing IPv4 policy in effect.  Once qualified, if they
> choose
> to proceed, they are assigned the IPv6 resources under the standard RSA.

Can you get IPv6 without including legacy addresses in the requisite
RSA? Section b appears to say "no".



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