[arin-ppml] Ip allocation

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 19:56:18 EDT 2014


Did you sign L/RSA? 1995 means legacy. Right? 

What was the logic to deny you?

Best, 

Martin 

> On Apr 28, 2014, at 19:33, Derek Calanchini <derekc at cnets.net> wrote:
> 
> Hello all, I will be brief as possible.  I need assistance with either requesting a policy change or an appeal/exception to current policy.
> 
> I started business in 1995 with 4 Class C's assigned from Integra ( /22 ).  I am a full service IT provider offering pretty much everything but connectivity.  Over the years I have developed my network such that I am using my IP's very efficiently.  Host headers on most web sites, internal IP's whenever possible, and of course certain thing must be static, single IP's on a host.
> 
> I am moving in less then a year to a new office, and taking the opportunity to get on the ATT fiber backbone rather then 4 bonded T-1's from Integra (which is very expensive)  Integra tells me I can not take my IP's with me, and ATT tells me the largest block they will give me is a single class C.
> 
> So I went out to Arin and setup my account and requested a /22 which was denied because the smallest block they will give a single homed ISP is a /20 (4096 ip's)
> 
> I feel like I am being penalized for using my IP's efficiently!!  As I see it, I only have one option:  Rework my network so every site I host uses it's own dedicated IP so that I can justify needing a /20...in which case I feel I would be doing the internet community a disservice. 
> 
> Can anyone provided feedback on how to better resolve this?  How do I start getting the policy changed?  Is there a process I can go through to get an exemption?  Would excalation my request be of any use?
> 
> With the IP 4 space dwindling, wouldn't it be a better policy to allow small business to get only what they need?
> 
> 
> -- 
>  Best regards,
> 
>    Derek Calanchini
>    Owner
>    Creative Network Solutions
>    Phone: 916-852-2890
>    Fax: 916-852-2899
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