IPv6 prefix lengths

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Thu Jan 13 01:17:41 CST 2011


if you have multiple sites you should request a direct assignmnet later
than /48. previous $employer recieved a /44 direct assignment on the
basis of north american footprint.


On 1/13/11 4:49 AM, Richard Barnes wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> What IPv6 prefix lengths are people accepting in BGP from
> peers/customers?  My employer just got a /48 allocation from ARIN, and
> we're trying to figure out how to support multiple end sites out of
> this (probably around 10).  I was thinking about assigning a /56 per
> site, but looking at the BGP table stats on potaroo.net [1], it looks
> like this is not too common (only .29% of prefixes).  Thoughts?
> 
> Thanks,
> --Richard
> 
> 
> [1] <http://bgp.potaroo.net/v6/as2.0/index.html>
> 





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