IPv6 Ignorance

joel jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Mon Sep 17 15:37:57 UTC 2012


On 9/17/12 8:23 AM, Adrian Bool wrote:
> Hi Mike,
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> On 17 Sep 2012, at 16:04, Mike Simkins <mike.simkins at sungard.com> wrote:
>> RIPE 552 (I think), allows you to request up to a /29 without additional
>> justification if needed.
> Sure, but you're just tinkering at the edges here.
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> 32-bits would be a more sensible allocation size to LIRs, allowing them construct their addressing plan in a logical, hierarchal manner whilst allowing for growth - and most importantly ensuring they only advertise a single route into the global routing table.
Which fine except we have assignment practices that have the result 
requiring the allocation of much shorter prefixes. Just handing out /32s 
fails the objective reality test.

Regarding the single route, no they don't. and nobody that I know is 
filtering on /32 or longer.
> Kind regards,
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> Adrian
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