jb at jbacher.com
Sun Sep 17 23:46:21 UTC 2006
Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> It is indeed simple if you know what needs to be done and what is
> expected. Even in your case above you mislead people into thinking that
> one can "request the AS and a Subnet from ARIN". After setting up the
> various POCs (step #1), step #2 is getting an ORG. Step #3 is
> requesting the IP space and *not* the ASN. One can't get an ASN from
> ARIN *until* you have IP space.
The real answer is "it depends".
From my correspondence with ARIN on behalf of one of my customers just a few
"Will you be requesting an AS number from ARIN? Under the intent to
multi-home policy, we've been asking customers to first submit a request
for an AS number."
For this particular (new) customer, the entire process was 3 weeks with majority
of the delay getting payment remitted to get the allocation and then the ASN.
My experience with ARIN has always been positive (thank you).
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