Big Temporary Networks

Nick Hilliard nick at
Fri Sep 14 10:54:19 UTC 2012

On 14/09/2012 11:50, Nat Morris wrote:
> The RIPE hostmaster would only allocate us address space 7 days before
> the event started, needed longer than this to begin building out the
> network which span multiple data centres. Especially with time, access
> and change freeze constraints due to the Olympics this year. They
> didn't seem to want to budge on this, easier in my opinion to borrow
> some off a friendly organisation or ISP than jump hoops with RIPE.

I'm in the process of trying to get this changed.  To be completely fair on
the RIPE NCC, they don't have flexibility on this issue - the original
policy was broken.


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