[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2012-7: Reassignments for Third Party Internet Access (TPIA) over Cable

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Thu Sep 6 17:37:03 EDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 5:17 PM,
<Jean-Francois.TremblayING at videotron.com> wrote:
>> William Herrin <bill at herrin.us>
>> Wait, let me do the math. So if I have 50 customers in one
>> neighborhood (one node) and -nothing- anywhere else in the cable
>> operator's 1000 node region, I have to provision a /16 so that each
>> node can have a /26 and each of my 50 customers can use a single
>> dynamic IP address?
> Yes. Because the next day, these 50 customers are on a different router.
>> This is the behavior ARIN is asked to facilitate?
> This is not a behavior. This how DOCSIS and CMTSes work.

Then how are you justifying your own IP addresses to ARIN? The delta
between customer count on your peak node and your average node should
be too high to let you meet ARIN's utilization requirements. Is it
audit time?

Bill Herrin

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