What is the most standard subnet length on internet

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 03:37:56 UTC 2008

Chi Young, let me clarify one thing here ..

Do you mean IP allocation as in subnet allocation, swipping in apnic
or through a rwhois server etc?

Or do you mean "what is the minimum subnet size I can announce on the
internet and have other providers not drop it on the floor"?


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 8:10 AM, 정치영 <lionair at samsung.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm going to rebuild IP allocation policy of my company and I am looking for some standard reference for my policy.
> I have already studied some standard like RFC1518, RIPE181, RFC2050 and I got it is very important to maintain hierachy structure.
> However, what I am really wondering is what is the most standard subnet length that always can be guaranteed through Internet. less than /24 bit ?
> I could not find any documents about that, which subnet length is most proper value and pursue internet standard policy ?

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