[arin-ppml] ARIN-2019-19 Require IPv6 before receiving Section 8 IPv4 Transfers

Brian Jones bjones at vt.edu
Mon Jan 13 12:57:22 EST 2020

Brian Jones
Virginia Tech

On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 12:06 PM Andrew Dul <andrew.dul at quark.net> wrote:

> Happy New Year everyone...
> We had a robust discussion on this list before the New Year, but it was
> clear that we don't have consensus on the current draft.  Thus to help move
> this draft forward...  I'm proposing a couple of questions to see if we can
> find middle ground here to update the text of the draft policy.
> The policy as written today would require organizations who wish to obtain
> an IPv4 transfer to complete a limited scope IPv6 deployment.
> Do you support any IPv6 requirements on an IPv4 transfer?
While I am for any way to productively promote the use of IPv6, I do not
support any IPv6 requirements on IPv4 transfers because I do not think this
is a productive way of promoting implementation of IPv6. If there were an
IPv6 requirement folks would just go through the motions to get their IPv4
transfer block and not implement the IPv6 allocation.

> Would you support IPv6 requirements for receiving a block via the ARIN
> wait-list?
> Do you support different IPv6 deployment criteria that would qualify an
> organization for a IPv4 transfer?  (Such as, just requiring the org to have
> an IPv6 allocation or assignment from ARIN)  Please propose different IPv6
> criteria that you would support if the current criteria is unacceptable.
> Thanks for your comments on this draft,
> Andrew
> ===
> *Current Policy Statement:*
> In section 8.5.2, add the following language to the end of the paragraph
> entitled “Operational Use”:
> Such operational network must at minimum include an allocation or
> assignment by ARIN of IPv6 address space under the same Org ID receiving
> the transferred IPv4 space. Such Org must be able to prove this IPv6 space
> is being routed by using it to communicate with ARIN.
> In the event the receiver provides a written statement from its upstream
> that IPv6 connectivity is unavailable, the IPv6 requirement may be waived.
> ===
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