[arin-ppml] Encouraging IPv6 Transition (was: Clarify /29 assignment identification requirement)

micah anderson micah at riseup.net
Fri May 18 14:40:25 EDT 2012

Chris Grundemann <cgrundemann at gmail.com> writes:

> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:44 AM, micah anderson <micah at riseup.net> wrote:
>> Chris Engel <cengel at conxeo.com> writes:
>>> If you are actually talking end-user enterprises here as opposed to
>>> transit providers then I would forward that the availability/costs of
>>> obtaining IPv6 address space is pretty much a non-factor in inhibiting
>>> adoption.
>> Its the main reason inhibiting our initial adoption. We may have other
>> reasons once we have the IP space, but until we do, or until we have the
>> possibility of spending the money on the space, we aren't even going to
>> consider tackling the other reasons.
> Why is it inhibiting you specifically? 

The amount might not seem like much, but when you are a nonprofit (501(c)3 or
501(c)4), finances are quite tight.

> Can you not get PA space from your upstream? Or is that not an option
> for some other reason? 

We can, but having PI space from the beginning saves us significantly
when it comes time to renumber.

> Have you considered using a tunnel to get your toes wet with IPv6?

Did that ages ago.

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