[arin-ppml] Fwd: Is it time to start requirement to have IPv6 in place before receiving Section 8.5 transfered IPv4 addresses?

Scott Morizot tmorizot at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 08:15:20 EDT 2019

On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 6:51 PM John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:

> On 27 Aug 2019, at 5:26 PM, David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu> wrote:
> ...
> The US Government tried to force it's departments to do IPv6 most of them
> did it, but many promptly turned it off after passing the tests.
> While not taking any position on the proposed policy change, I would like
> to make sure the record is correct with regard to USG IPv6 deployment…
> To this day, US government agencies have a high IPv6 adoption rate for
> their public facing services (particularly when compared to the industry or
> educational deployment rate in the US.)
> Note that you can readily show this, as NIST measures deployment daily and
> publishes the results here - https://fedv6-deployment.antd.nist.gov
Thanks, John. I do want to add that David's characterization was correct
for the initial 2008 mandate. What he described happened at my agency and
many others. It was enabled on the network backbone and then nothing
further was done. That experience informed the way the subsequent 2012 and
2014 mandates were designed. And those were and continue to be much more
successful. Yes, there's enormous progress in the federal government,
though experience varies from agency to agency. The approach has been and
continues to be on building and sustaining transition efforts.

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