[arin-ppml] Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2019-20: Harmonization of Maximum Allocation Requirements under Sections 4.1.8 (ARIN Waitlist) and 4.2.2 (Initial Allocation to ISPs)
bjones at vt.edu
Wed Feb 26 13:22:53 EST 2020
I support this policy as written. It clarifies, unifies, and makes both
sections more accurate.
Brian E Jones
NIS Virginia Tech
On Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 4:54 PM ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
> On 20 February 2020, the ARIN Advisory Council (AC) advanced the
> following Draft Policy to Recommended Draft Policy status:
> ARIN-2019-20: Harmonization of Maximum Allocation Requirements under
> Sections 4.1.8 (ARIN Waitlist) and 4.2.2 (Initial Allocation to ISPs)
> The text of the Recommended Draft Policy is below, and may also be found
> You are encouraged to discuss all Recommended Draft Policies on PPML
> prior to their presentation at the next ARIN Public Policy Consultation
> (PPC). PPML and PPC discussions are invaluable to the AC when
> determining community consensus.
> The PDP can be found at:
> Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at:
> Sean Hopkins
> Policy Analyst
> American Registry for Internet Numbers
> Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2019-20: Harmonization of Maximum
> Allocation Requirements under Sections 4.1.8 (ARIN Waitlist) and 4.2.2
> (Initial Allocation to ISPs)
> AC Assessment of Conformance with the Principles of Internet Number
> Resource Policy:
> Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2019-20 fixes the initial block size
> discrepancy between NRPM sections 4.2 (ISP allocations) and 4.1.8
> (Wait-list policy). This recommended draft is technically sound,
> supported by the community and enables fair and impartial administration
> of number resources by removing conflicting language within the NRPM.
> Problem Statement:
> Under the current ARIN waitlist policy (section 4.1.8), ARIN now only
> issues IPv4 assignments/allocations (excluding section 4.4 and 4.10
> space) from the ARIN waitlist. The maximum size aggregate for which an
> organization may qualify at any one time is a /22. On the other hand,
> the current initial allocations to ISPs policy (section 4.2.2) provides
> that direct assignments or allocations from ARIN qualify for an initial
> allocation of up to a /21, subject to ARIN’s minimum allocation size.
> This proposal seeks to resolve the conflict in the maximum allocation
> size requirements between the two sections in favour of the requirement
> in the waitlist policy, since that is the one that is intended to govern
> at the present time. Reconciling the policy language as proposed herein
> will avoid confusion by readers of the NRPM.
> Policy Statement:
> Change the first sentence of section 4.2.2 to read:
> “All ISP organizations without direct assignments or allocations from
> ARIN qualify for an initial allocation of up to a /22, subject to ARIN’s
> minimum allocation size.”
> Timetable for Implementation: Immediate
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