[arin-ppml] Automatic IPv6 Eligibility

mcr at sandelman.ca mcr at sandelman.ca
Thu Aug 13 20:32:55 EDT 2015

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

Because residents will have multiple subnets, please see IETF Homenet WG.
A minimum of a /60 from each ISP is acceptable, but a /56 is recommended.

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