Re: [sig-policy] Final call for comments: [prop-005-v004] "IANA globalIP

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  • Subject: Re: [sig-policy] Final call for comments: [prop-005-v004] "IANA globalIPv6 allocation policy"
  • From: Jeff Williams <jwkckid1 at ix dot netcom dot com>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 17:09:24 -0700
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        What if the LIR's are in need from some ISP request for allocations
      of greater than a /12 in anticipation of a greater need and yet have
      less than a 50% current utilization of existing allocations?
      
      APNIC Secretariat wrote:
      
      > Dear colleagues
      >
      > APNIC welcomes comments, questions, and suggestions on the following
      > policy proposal:
      >
      > ____________________
      >
      > Final call for comments: [prop-005-v004]
      > "IANA global IPv6 allocation policy"
      > ____________________
      >
      > This is the final call for comments on policy proposal [prop-005-v004]
      > "IANA global IPv6 allocation policy".
      >
      > This proposal was presented at APNIC 18 and the original proposal was
      > modified to include the following:
      >
      >      - Defined allocation unit (suggested size is /12)
      >      - All allocations should be in multiples of the minimum allocation
      >        size (suggested to be as a single CIDR block)
      >      - IANA allocations are made for a defined period (suggested as 36
      >        months)
      >      - RIR qualifies for subsequent allocation when a defined amount
      >        is utilised by allocation or reservation (suggested amount is
      >        50 percent)
      >      - IANA to process requests according to NRO and IANA agreed
      >        procedures
      >      - Communication by IANA to RIRs only.
      >
      > Based on the modified proposal, the following consensus was reached:
      >
      >      "to adopt the proposal governing the allocation of IPv6
      >       address space from the IANA to the Regional Internet
      >       Registries (RIRs)"
      >
      > This proposal is now submitted to the sig-policy mailing list for an
      > eight week discussion period. At the end of that period, if consensus
      > appears to have been achieved, the Chair of the Policy SIG will
      > ask the Executive Council to endorse the proposal for implementation.
      >
      > *   Send all comments and questions to:   <sig-policy at apnic dot net>
      > *   Deadline for comments:                12 November 2004
      >
      > _____________________________________________________________________
      >
      > Proposal details
      > _____________________________________________________________________
      >
      > This document describes the policy governing the allocation of IPv6
      > address space from the IANA to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs).
      > This document does not stipulate performance requirements in the
      > provision of services by IANA to an RIR in accordance with the policy.
      > Such requirements should be specified by appropriate agreements among
      > the RIRs and ICANN.
      >
      > 1.    Allocation principles
      > ---------------------------
      >
      > 1.1  The unit of IPv6 allocation (and therefore the minimum IPv6
      >       allocation) from IANA to an RIR is a /12;
      >
      > 1.2  Every IPv6 allocation from IANA to an RIR will comprise a single
      >       CIDR prefix.
      >
      > 1.3  The IANA will allocate sufficient IPv6 address space to each RIR to
      >       support its registration needs for at least a 36 month period;
      >
      > 1.4  The IANA will allow each RIR to apply its own respective chosen
      >       allocation and reservation strategies in order to ensure the
      >       efficiency and efficacy of its work.
      >
      > 2.    IANA allocations to RIRs
      > ------------------------------
      >
      > 2.1 Initial allocations
      >
      >       On inception of this policy, each current RIR shall receive an IPv6
      >       allocation from the IANA.
      >
      >       Any new RIR shall, on recognition by ICANN, receive an IPv6
      >       allocation from the IANA.
      >
      > 2.2  Additional allocations - Eligibility
      >
      >       A RIR is eligible to receive additional IPv6 address space from the
      >       IANA when it has utilised (allocated or reserved) more than 50%
      >       of its total IPv6 address space holdings.
      >
      > 2.3  Size of additional allocations
      >
      >       Each additional allocation to an RIR will be a number (one or more)
      >       of /12 blocks, sufficient to ensure that the RIR holds at least 36
      >       months' supply of IPv6 address space.
      >
      > 3.    Announcement of IANA allocations
      > --------------------------------------
      >
      > When address space is allocated to a RIR, the IANA will send a detailed
      > announcement to the receiving RIR. The IANA will also make announcements
      > to all other RIRs, informing them of the recent allocation. The RIRs
      > will coordinate announcements to their respective membership lists and
      > any other lists they deem necessary.
      >
      > The IANA will make appropriate modifications to the "Internet Protocol
      > V6 Address Space" page of the IANA website and may make announcements to
      > its own appropriate announcement lists.  The IANA announcements will be
      > limited to which address ranges, the time of allocation and to which
      > Registry they have been allocated.
      >
      > ____________________
      >
      > References
      > ____________________
      >
      > Proposal details including full text of proposal, presentations, links
      > to relevant meeting minutes, and links to mailing list discussions are
      > available at:
      >
      >       http://www.apnic.net/docs/policy/proposals/prop-005-v004.html
      >
      > ______________________________________________________________________
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