[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2012-5: Removal of Renumbering Requirement for Small Multihomers

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Tue Jul 31 17:22:03 EDT 2012

On 7/31/12 12:56 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> When I think of a "small" org I think of all the ones I've dealt with in
>> the past and present that could easily survive on a single /24 for
>> years, if not for the life of the org. I *do not* see it as "starter" PI
>> space that they'd quickly outgrow.
> There are many sizes of organizations in the real world. Some small
> multi-homed organizations can, indeed, survive on a /24 for many years
> and may well be doing so. Others have a one-year growth projection that
> really maxes out their /24 and will grow beyond it in about one year.
> Others will grow slower or faster than that.
> Sometimes you have a realistic growth projection that exceeds a /24
> in a year, but you cannot convince ARIN of the realism of that plan.
> I would not call having to get more space in 6 months because of that
> poor planning. However, I can accept the argument for an 18 month
> moratorium, but would strongly prefer 12 or less, if any.

I would concede to 12 months since 4.3.3 only requires the requesting
org to plan one year in advance.


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