Getting a "portable" /19 or /20

Eric A. Hall ehall at ehsco.com
Tue Apr 10 02:41:49 UTC 2001


>>> Actually, the last I heard is that they will sell down to a /24.

>> "The minimum block of IP address space assigned by ARIN is a /20."

>> Also, they don't have any special-case handling that I am aware of.

That was the point. It's against their policy and they don't have any
mechs in place for reasonable requests within their policy framework. My
specific needs are irrelevant to the point and were only provided for
illustration purposes. If you can sweet talk a /24 out of them, more power
to you.

> Well, to me it sounds like you wanted your own /24, came up with an
> excuse, and they saw right through it.

I have more addrs than I need. Your second guessing proves nothing.

> I mean, if you need IP space for your book, 192.168/16 and 10/8 are
> popular choices.

There are a bunch of protocols and services that need fully-connected
addresses.

But that's all beside the point. You can't get /24 from ARIN, and that's
the point.

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Eric A. Hall                                        http://www.ehsco.com/
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