[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2017-5: Equalization of Assignment Registration requirements between IPv4 and IPv6

Austin Murkland austin.murkland at qscend.com
Thu Jun 1 16:32:51 EDT 2017


Oppose as written, agree with all of Andy's points.

-Austin

On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 11:56 PM, Hadenfeldt, Andrew C <
Andrew.C.Hadenfeldt at windstream.com> wrote:

> Oppose as written, +1 on the points below (leave /29 alone, and would
> prefer to see /56 rather than /60)
>
>
>
> *-Andy*
>
>
>
> *From:* ARIN-PPML [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] *On Behalf Of *William
> Herrin
> *Sent:* Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:02 PM
> *To:* ARIN <info at arin.net>
> *Cc:* arin-ppml at arin.net
> *Subject:* Re: [arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2017-5: Equalization of
> Assignment Registration requirements between IPv4 and IPv6
>
>
>
> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 2:35 PM, ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
>
> Draft Policy ARIN-2017-5: Equalization of Assignment Registration
> requirements between IPv4 and IPv6
>
> Policy statement:
>
> Amend 4.2.3.7.1 of the policy manual to strike "/29 or more" and change to
> "more than a /28".
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
> In my opinion...
>
>
>
> Leave /29 alone or change it to "more than a single IP address." In these
> days of IPv4 shortage, substantial networks sit behind small blocks of
> public addresses. These networks should be documented with reachable POCs
> lest the anti-spam/virus/malware folks slam down /24 filters for lack of
> information about how misbehaving networks are partitioned.
>
>
>
> Amend 6.5.5.1 of the policy manual to strike "/64 or more" and change to
> "more than a /60".
>
>
>
> Change this to "more than a /56." Service providers should NOT be
> assigning /64's to end users. If you're doing that, you're doing it wrong.
> An IPv6 customer should be able to have more than one /64 subnet without
> resorting to NAT so /60 should be the absolute minimum end-user assignment,
> equivalent for all intents and purposes to an IPv4 /32. If we then want
> "equivalence" to the /29 policy so that individuals with the minimum and
> near-minimum assignment do not need to be SWIPed, it makes sense to move
> the next subnetting level up. In IPv6, assignment is strongly recommended
> on nibble boundaries, so that means /56.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Bill Herrin
>
>
> --
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