Squeezing IPs out of ARIN

Kenneth McRae kenneth.mcrae at dreamhost.com
Wed Apr 25 10:22:33 CDT 2012


Negative..  I have never had to provide end user information.  I have been
required to provide utilization information.  I am sure this "policy" is
and add-on to make it more difficult to prevent hoarding..

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 10:32 AM,  <admin at thecpaneladmin.com> wrote:
> > Anyone have any tips for getting IPs from ARIN? For an end-user
> allocation
> > they are requesting that we provide customer names for existing
> allocations,
> > which is information that will take a while to obtain. They are insisting
> > that this is standard process and something that everyone does when
> > requesting IPs.  Has anyone actually had to do this?
>
> Indeed. It's worked this way for a long time.
>
> When starting a new organization, there's a bit of a chicken and egg
> problem with IP space. If anyone could get IP space just for asking
> for it, it would have been consumed too quickly. So, organizations
> must first get some space assigned to them from an upstream provider
> and begin using it.
> At some point the current usage and growth rate of the assigned space
> will justify a direct allocation.
>
> Then, you can renumber into your new space and be totally independent.
>
> Cheers,
> jof
>
>


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Best Regards,



Kenneth McRae
*Sr. Network Engineer*
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