[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2017-9: Clarification of Initial Block Size for IPv4 ISP Transfers

Jason Schiller jschiller at google.com
Thu Jan 25 17:20:07 EST 2018


John,

So an ISP with no resources who wanted an initial /21 from ARIN
would be asked for some additional data to ensure that the /21
was not more than an 90 day supply?

__Jason


On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 1:53 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:

> On 25 Jan 2018, at 5:17 AM, Jason Schiller <jschiller at google.com> wrote:
> >
> > The argument (as I understand it) is comparing justification
> > required for a transfer vs for ARIN free pool.
> >
> > If ARIN does not permit a "no justification" approval
> > for a transfer of a /21 under ISP initial allocation
> > if they have no direct resources then,
> >
> > There are extra requirements on transfers that
> > did not exist on getting that same approval for a /21
> > from the free pool.
> >
> > My understanding is that there is a restriction
> > on the ISP initial allocation from the free pool.
> > It was show that this is not more than a 90 day
> > supply.  We changed that to two years.
> >
> > My understanding is that ISPs with no direct IPv4
> > didn't get a free pass on the (then) 90 day restriction
> > when asking for their initial /21.
>
> 2009-8 (which added the 90 restriction on ISP initial allocations)
> indicated "This reduction does not apply to resources received via section
> 8.3.”, and therefore it is inappropriate to take it into consideration when
> comparing allocation policy against transfer policy as it was never
> indicated to apply with respect to transfers.
>
> Thanks,
> /John
>
> John Curran
> President and CEO
> ARIN
>
>
>


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