Re: Advisory — D-root is changing its IPv4 address on the 3rd of January.
jra at baylink.com
Fri Dec 14 19:25:43 UTC 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joe Abley" <jabley at hopcount.ca>
> >> Quite so: UMD: Where will the old IP route after the 6 month period
> >> is complete? Somewhere safe?
> As I understand it (but ask UMD!)
> - D-Root is currently numbered out of a general-purpose UMD /16 into a
> dedicated, specifically-assigned /24
> - the UMD /16 is not going anywhere
> The announcement is that D-Root is being renumbered, not that UMD is
> renumbering its whole network.
So, in short, UMD will still own the losing allocation, and be able to make
relatively sure nothing else is placed at that IP (though of course they
won't necessarily be able to make sure no one hijacks that entire prefix --
does Renesys have a pay-special-attention list?)
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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