Updated ARIN allocation information

Lee Howard Lee at asgard.org
Tue Feb 4 16:42:52 UTC 2014

On 1/29/14 5:01 PM, "Leslie Nobile" <leslien at arin.net> wrote:

>ARIN would like to share two items of information that may be of interest
>to the community.
>First, ARIN has recently begun to issue address space from its last
>contiguous /8, /8.  The minimum allocation size for this /8
>will be a /24.  You may wish to adjust any filters you have in place

I was surprised that ARIN started issuing from this /8.  I thought it
still had a /9 and a /10 in inventory.

>Additionally, ARIN has placed in its reserves in
>accordance with the policy "Dedicated IPv4 block to facilitate IPv6
>Deployment" (NRPM 4.10).  There have been no allocations made from this
>block as of yet, however, once we do begin issuing from this block, the
>minimum allocation size for this /10 will be a /28 and the maximum
>allocation size will be a /24.  You may wish to adjust any filters you
>have in place accordingly.

I see the note at 
that this block is not included in inventory.  Thanks for that.


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