De-bogon not possible via arin policy.

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Thu Dec 15 10:53:04 CST 2011


On 12/15/2011 8:05 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Dec 2011 07:42:40 PST, Matthew Kaufman said:
>
>> Here's a simple one involving "squat" space: You have a network that
>> internally is using *all* of 10.0.0.0/8 *and* 5.0.0.0/8 (because you
>> have enough customers to fill two /8s).
>>
>> Now that 5.0.0.0/8 is being allocated, you need to move out of it (so
>> that your users can reach the real 5.0.0.0/8 sites).
>>
>> Why wouldn't this be sufficient justification for a new /8 from ARIN?
> Because you can probably use the other two 10/8's you already have.
> And if thiose run out, a third 10/8 is cheap even on the secondary market.
>

You're assuming a network architecture which is not required by policy.

Matthew Kaufman



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