Where to buy Internet IP addresses

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Mon May 4 08:43:35 CDT 2009

On Mon, 4 May 2009, Jack Bates wrote:

> Then tell RIR's to quit insisting that /56's have SWIP's. They can't 
> very well be dynamic in nature via PD if they are being SWIP'd.

I never heard of this requirement before, but I am not in the ARIN region. 
There is no technical reason why you can't give the user the same /56 each 
time via PD, the same way some offer static IPs via DHCP.

> Until then, /60 sounds fine. Allows higher capacity per /48 on a node and 
> will give most customers more than they will ever use.

Try to change the policy instead.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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