[arin-ppml] Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2013-8: Subsequent Allocations for New Multiple Discrete Networks - Revised

Andrew Dul andrew.dul at quark.net
Tue Mar 4 21:18:24 EST 2014

I support this new version of the policy.  I believe the new text
successfully deals with the issues raised and discussed at the Atlanta
nanog PPC.


On 3/4/2014 12:13 PM, ARIN wrote:
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> Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2013-8
> Subsequent Allocations for New Multiple Discrete Networks
> Date: 4 March 2014
> AC's assessment of conformance with the Principles of Internet Number
> Resource Policy:
> "Subsequent Allocations for Additional Discrete Network Sites This
> policy enables fair and impartial number resource administration by
> documenting the current practice regarding allocations for additional
> discrete network sites. The ARIN staff has been following a procedure
> that has not been documented until now. By documenting this process
> the community has clear understanding of how to get address space for
> additional network sites.
> This is a technically sound proposal that has been in practice for
> some time. It had just not been documented.
> This proposal has received several notes of support on the PPML and to
> date has received no negative feedback."
> Policy Statement:
> IPv4:
> Add the following statement to section 4.5.4.
> Upon verification that the organization has demonstrated need at its new
> discrete network site, the new networks shall be allocated the minimum
> allocation size under section unless the organization can
> demonstrate additional need using the immediate need criteria (
> IPv6:
> Add an additional reference to section 6.11.5.b such that it
> references both the initial allocation and subsequent allocation
> sections of the IPv6 LIR policy.
> "Each network will be judged against the existing utilization criteria
> specified in 6.5.2 and 6.5.3 as if it were a separate organization..."
> Comments:
> a. Timetable for implementation: immediate
> b. This policy is being proposed based upon the Policy Implementation
> & Experience Report from ARIN 32.
> https://www.arin.net/participate/meetings/reports/ARIN_32/PDF/thursday/nobile-policy.pdf
> c: Older versions of the MDN policy did contain new network criteria.
> This criteria appears to have been dropped during subsequent rewrites
> of the MDN policy. "The organization must not allocate a CIDR block
> larger than the current minimum assignment size of the RIR (currently
> /20 for ARIN) to a new network."
> (https://www.arin.net/policy/archive/nrpm_20041015.pdf)
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