[arin-ppml] Thoughts on 2015-7

Brian Jones bjones at vt.edu
Thu Aug 20 16:04:27 EDT 2015


On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 3:46 PM, Rob Seastrom <rs-lists at seastrom.com> wrote:

> Dear Colleagues,
> It's been almost two months since ARIN 2015-7 was submitted.  Anyone have
> thoughts on "Simplified requirements for demonstrated need for IPv4
> transfers"?
> The AC would love your input.
> Draft policy text follows:
> Draft Policy ARIN-2015-7
> Simplified requirements for demonstrated need for IPv4 transfers
> Date: 23 June 2015
> Problem statement:
> ARIN transfer policy currently inherits all its demonstrated need
> requirements for IPv4 transfers from NRPM sections 4. Because that
> section was written primarily to deal with free pool allocations, it is
> much more complicated than is really necessary for transfers. In
> practice, ARIN staff applies much more lenient needs assessment to
> section 8 IPv4 transfer requests than to free pool requests, as 24-month
> needs are much more difficult to assess to the same level of detail.
> This proposal seeks to dramatically simplify the needs assessment
> process for 8.3 transfers, while still allowing organizations with
> corner-case requirements to apply under existing policy if necessary.
> Policy statement:
> 8.1.x Simplified requirements for demonstrated need for IPv4 transfers
> IPv4 transfer recipients must demonstrate (and an officer of the
> requesting organization must attest) that they will use at least 50% of
> their aggregate IPv4 addresses (including the requested resources) on an
> operational network within 24 months.

​I agree with this simplified requirement but would even be willing to
accept a 50% within 12 months and 75% in 24 months requirement. Two years
is a long time to tie up valuable resources that are not being used. IMHO​

> Organizations that do not meet the simplified criteria above may instead
> demonstrate the need for number resources using the criteria in section
> 4 of the NRPM.
> Comments:
> a. Timetable for implementation: Immediate
> b. Anything else
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