Definitive Guide to IPv6 adoption

Joel Jaeggli joelja at
Mon Oct 18 12:25:10 CDT 2010

On 10/18/10 10:10 AM, Jack Bates wrote:
> On 10/18/2010 11:45 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> More accurately... A /48 per customer end-site...
> Define end0-site. Residential customers, for example, don't need more
> than a /56.

This is a matter of opinion not gospel. larger, this size, or smaller
needs to be justified by your deployment plan.

> More would just be obscene. Most small businesses don't need
> more than a /56 either, especially if you are breaking them up into
> different sites (versus assigning a /48 to customer and dividing that
> block up to different sites).

business customers can and will do whatever is necessary to support
their model. I have sought and received a /43 direct assignment for a
business will multiple sites. I have no trouble imagining that my
upstreams would accommodate requests for PA /48s for each location as well.


> Jack

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