[Re: http://tools.ietf.org/search/draft-hain-ipv6-ulac-01]

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Apr 23 00:07:21 CDT 2010


On Apr 22, 2010, at 9:13 AM, Bill Bogstad wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:03 AM, David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:
>> On Apr 21, 2010, at 10:48 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>>>> So what happens when you change providers? How are you going to keep
>>>> using globals that now aren't yours?
>>> use pi space, request it from your local friendly RIR.
>> 
>> And don't forget to invest in memory manufacturers and router vendors :-)
> 
> Only required if those addresses are advertised to the Internet.
> Which is apparently NOT
> what people want to do with it.   In addition, it seems like the RIRs
> frown on not publishing your IPv6 PI allocations.  If you go this
> route, be sure to 'justify' as large an allocation as you could ever
> possibly imagine using because you'll only get one bite from that
> apple.
> 
We're working on policy to address that within the ARIN region.  I suspect
it will get addressed elsewhere as well.

The bigger concern (and original intent of the phrases driving that concern)
was that it be advertised as a single prefix and not multiple prefixes hitting
the DFZ.

Owen





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