1/8 and 27/8 allocated to APNIC

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at icann.org
Fri Jan 22 10:56:56 CST 2010


On 22 Jan 2010, at 8:32, Brian Dickson wrote:

[...]

> The granularity of allocations is arbitrary, and when scraping the bottom of the barrel,
> where there are known problems, it may time to get more granular.
> 
> There's really no difference in managing a handful of /N's rather than /8's, if N is not
> that much bigger than 8.

You need to change the global policy to do that. ICANN staff cannot allocate anything more specific than a /8 right now because the policy requires IPv4 allocations to the RIRs be in /8 units.

http://www.icann.org/en/general/allocation-IPv4-rirs.html

Regards,

Leo



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