[arin-ppml] Automatic IPv6 Eligibility

Ron Grant rgrant at skywaywest.com
Thu Aug 13 19:10:28 EDT 2015

A /56 has been suggested as a residential allocation, which is what we're doing. I think it's also sufficient for a "business suite" - I.e. One office in a multi-office building.

> On Aug 13, 2015, at 3:59 PM, John Santos <JOHN at egh.com> wrote:
> Maybe off-topic, but the recommendation for assigning a /48 to each of
> the ISP's customers...  Does that apply only to business customers 
> and organizations, etc., or does it also apply to residential customers?
> Why would a residence (unless they're network hackers like most of us)
> ever need more than a /64, let alone 2^16 /64's?  I don't see any obvious 
> use case for people subnetting their house or appartment :-)
> I'm sure this has been discussed to death here and elsewhere.  I've not
> yet been involved in any large-scale IPv6 deployments (just our lone LAN
> that easily fits in a IPv4 /24, and doesn't yet have any off-site IPv6
> connectivity), so I'm trying to internalize IPv6 best practices before
> screwing up too badly.
> -- 
> John Santos
> Evans Griffiths & Hart, Inc.
> 781-861-0670 ext 539
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