IPv6 Routing table will be bloated?

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 13:43:26 CDT 2010


On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Sven Olaf Kamphuis <sven at cb3rob.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Oct 2010, Randy Carpenter wrote:
>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>
>>> On 10/26/2010 12:04 PM, Nick Hilliard wrote:
>>>>
>>>> In practice, the RIRs are implementing sparse allocation which makes
>>>> it
>>>> possible to aggregate subsequent allocations. I.e. not as bad as it
>>>> may
>>>> seem.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Except, if you are given bare minimums, and you are assigning out to
>>> subtending ISPs bare minimums, those subtending ISPs will end up with
>>> multiple networks. Some of them are BGP speakers. I can't use sparse
>>> allocation because I was given minimum space and not the HD-Ratio
>>> threshold space.
>>
>> Wait... If you are issuing space to ISPs that are multihomed, they should
>> be getting their own addresses. Even if they aren't multihomed, they should
>> probably be getting their own addresses. Why would you be supplying them
>> with address space if they are an ISP?
>>
>> -Randy
>
> to my knowledge, RIPE still does not issue ipv6 PI space.
> so giving them their own space, is "problematic" to say the least.

ISP's get an LIR assignemnt from RIPE, no?
<http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/ripe-481.html#lir>
Customers could get an end-user assignment (PA space normally or PI)
<http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/ripe-481.html#_8._IPv6_Provider>
   (ripe PI assignment policies)

-chris

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