[arin-ppml] Clarify /29 assignment identification requirement

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Sat Apr 28 14:34:33 EDT 2012

On Apr 28, 2012, at 7:21 AM, William Herrin wrote:

> Your always-on customers are always consuming an IP address. You know
> which ones are connected to which DHCP pools and you keep a record of
> which one attaches to which address so that you can deal with network
> abuse reports. Right?
> Why should you have the privilege of keeping those customer identities
> secret from ARIN when someone using a the more direct method of
> assigning a specific /32 to a customer does not?
> After all, when we talk "dynamic pools" we're usually not talking
> about dialups any more where a given customer will tie up an address
> for only a few hours a month.

Bill - 
 Please do not assume that ARIN will not request information regarding
 actual customers assigned to dynamic IP pools; we do ask for this level
 of detail if necessary for verification (i.e. while we are generally
 satisfied by growth in customer counts, spot checking of those counts
 also occurs.)

 The same standard applies in either case: if you do not have an established 
 record of growth and/or have unusual change in growth rate and/or show signs
 associated with common fraudulent requests, you will get asked for additional


John Curran
President and CEO

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