[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 17:43:21 EDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 5:37 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> 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.

To clarify, I mean you the incumbent cable provider, not you the third
party ISP. How is the incumbent meeting his own direct obligations
trying to match ARIN policy against this alleged DOCSIS/CMTS

Bill Herrin

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