Where to buy Internet IP addresses

david.binet at orange-ftgroup.com david.binet at orange-ftgroup.com
Wed May 6 02:13:03 CDT 2009


Some times ago, i would say 6 or 7 years, there was a BoF proposition at IETF to deal with such issue.
Work areas were to propagate routing mesh configuration information and automatic assignment of subnet prefixes to links. 
There were quite a lot of persons interested in such issues and some drafts were proposed. The name of the BoF was zerouter. Unfortunately, the working group was not created despite some real interest.

David  

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Mikael Abrahamsson [mailto:swmike at swm.pp.se] 
> Envoyé : mardi 5 mai 2009 21:22
> À : nanog list
> Objet : Re: Where to buy Internet IP addresses
> 
> On Tue, 5 May 2009, Jack Bates wrote:
> 
> > What is missing, unless I've missed a protocol (which is always 
> > possible), is an automated way for a CPE to assign it's 
> networks, pass 
> > other networks out to downstream routers in an on-need basis. I say 
> > on-need, as there may be 3 routers directly behind the CPE 
> and each of 
> > those may get additional routers and so on and so forth. A 
> presumption 
> > could be made that route efficiency is
> 
> Why wouldn't DHCPv6-PD work within the home as well as 
> between the ISP and the home?
> 
> I see little reason why the main home gateway can't get a /56 
> from the ISP, and then hand out /62 (or whatever) to any 
> routers within the home that asks for PD?
> 
> -- 
> Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se
> 
> 
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