[arin-ppml] Automatic IPv6 Eligibility

josh at rowenetworks.com josh at rowenetworks.com
Tue Aug 11 22:29:05 EDT 2015


Well here's my scenario. My ISP is in the process of acquiring another ISP, I wrote into arin for advice of how to go about requesting additional ip space as the acquisition will take more IP addresses then what we have left out of our current /21 allotment.

I was advised to apply asap however with the depletion procedures/protocols it didn't seem likely to quickly be able to get enough blocks from the free pool.

If an existing service provider such as myself would be able to get a free ipv6 allocation I would agree it would help transition to ipv6 faster as I need more IPs for my customers, infrastructure, etc. 

I'd at least be more willing to try to make it work for my customer ip space since there would be little or no cost involved, now the problem that remains is the equipment compatibility and third party support of ipv6.

Is it possible to still get a block to use for my ISP for $100/yr? 

Best Regards,
Josh Rowe 


On August 11, 2015 10:11:40 PM EDT, Randy Carpenter <rcarpen at network1.net> wrote:
>
>----- On Aug 11, 2015, at 8:43 PM, Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
>wrote:
>
>> On 8/11/15 14:43, Alfie Cleveland wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I’m requesting comment in regards to automatically make
>organisations
>>> eligible for IPv6 if they hold justified IPv4 space. This similar to
>>> Section 9.3.1. of the [APNIC-127] APNIC Internet Number Resource
>>> Policies. I feel that if organisations were able to receive a /48
>for
>>> each /24 they hold, then it would help expedite the rollout of IPv6.
>>> Organisations currently have two choices - continue to use IPv4, or
>>> spend valuable time on applying for IPv6 space. IPv6 space is
>clearly in
>>> abundance - and this could potentially help slow the exhaustion of
>IPv4.
>>>
>> 
>> 
>> I got my /32 IPv6 allocation in late 2009 and end user /48 in 2007
>and I
>> don't remember having to do much to qualify for them other than ask.
>Has
>> this changed?
>
>No. If you have IPv4 space already, it is incredibly easy to get IPv6.
>Getting the default /48 as an end-user is about as automatic as it
>could be, and qualifying for more is not much more effort if you have
>multiple sites.
>
>The only issue is that for end-users, you now have to pay an additional
>$100 per year for the IPv6 assignment.
>
>-Randy
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