FW: /8s and filtering

Ejay Hire ejay.hire at isdn.net
Tue Dec 10 19:41:31 UTC 2002

"This policy allows a downstream customer's multi-homing requirement to
serve as justification for a /24 reassignment from their upstream ISP,
regardless of host requirements"


-----Original Message-----
From: Harsha Narayan [mailto:hnarayan at cs.ucsd.edu] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2002 1:41 PM
To: Alec H. Peterson
Cc: Ejay Hire; nanog at merit.edu
Subject: RE: FW: /8s and filtering

  The policy says that a /24 of PA space can be given if the
customer can show that it has an immediate requirement of 25% of the
/24 = /26.

 That is the reason I asked if the multihomer has to be able to fully
utilize a /26=25% of /24 to be able to multihome.


On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Alec H. Peterson wrote:

> --On Tuesday, December 10, 2002 13:08 -0600 Ejay Hire
<ejay.hire at isdn.net>
> wrote:
> >
> > Having a /24 doesn't indicate you are a network of any particular
> > ARIN ratified a policy that allows multihoming as justification for
> > /24.
> I was thinking about PI space.  ARIN did in fact ratify a policy
> that a provider may allocate a customer a /24 of PA space if they are
> multihomed.
> Alec, red-faced AC member
> --
> Alec H. Peterson -- ahp at hilander.com
> Chief Technology Officer
> Catbird Networks, http://www.catbird.com

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