[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2012-4: Return to 12 Month Supply and Reset Trigger to /8 in Free Pool
jmaimon at chl.com
Wed Mar 14 22:54:32 EDT 2012
Owen DeLong wrote:
> I want ARIN to be able to continue to hand out resources indefinitely.
> I don't see that changing based on this policy.
> The policy scope applies only to IPv4 resources. For those, it is not a question of how long we want resources to be available, but, how we distribute the pain of runout.
How long we want ipv4 resources available from ARIN is very much the
I know you read the staff assessment, where that is stated explicitly.
>>> Staff Assessment.
>>> • Issuing a 12-month supply of IPv4 addresses will likely significantly
>>> accelerate the depletion of ARIN’s existing IPv4 free pool.
>>> Historically, ARIN’s IPv4 consumption rate was roughly doubled when
>>> issuing a 12-month supply vs a 3-month supply.
>>> o From 2008 through 2010, ARIN issued 3.36, 2.46, and 2.69 /8s
>>> respectively when issuing a 12-month supply, vs 1.32 /8s in 2011 when
>>> the 3-month supply policy went into effect.
>>> • With the reintroduction of a 12-month supply window, there is the
>>> possibility that several very large requests could quickly deplete
>>> ARIN’s free pool. In light of this fact, the community may want to
>>> consider bringing back a maximum allocation/assignment size.
>> How long do you want ARIN resources to be generally available for?
>> 1-2 years?
>> 3-5 years?
More information about the ARIN-PPML