ARIN IP6 policy for those with legacy IP4 Space

Owen DeLong owen at
Wed Apr 7 16:06:54 CDT 2010

If you are an end-user type organization, the fee is only $100/year
for all your resources, IPv4 and IPv6 included.  Is that really what
you would call significant?


On Apr 7, 2010, at 1:59 PM, John Palmer (NANOG Acct) wrote:

> Yah, thats what we are thinking here. We'll probably stick with IP4 only.
> Sounds like ARIN has set a trap, so that virtually any contact with them
> will result in the ceding of legacy rights. 
> We'll be sure to avoid any such contact. 
> Thanks everyone for the info.
> John
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joe Greco" <jgreco at>
> To: "Owen DeLong" <owen at>
> Cc: "NANOG list" <nanog at>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 3:31 PM
> Subject: Re: ARIN IP6 policy for those with legacy IP4 Space
>> It's not the initial assignment fee that's really an impediment, it's
>> moving from a model where the address space is free (or nearly so) to
>> a model where you're paying a significant annual fee for the space.
>> We'd be doing IPv6 here if not for the annual fee.  As it stands, there
>> isn't that much reason to do IPv6, and a significant disincentive in the
>> form of the fees.
>> ... JG
>> -- 

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