ARIN legacy block transfer process

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Oct 3 16:21:51 UTC 2016


That page is rather out of date as the RIPE policy it refers to was passed and then modified to (somewhat) restore needs basis.

Owen

> On Sep 30, 2016, at 10:47 AM, Enno Rey <erey at ernw.de> wrote:
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> Hi,
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> On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:26:36AM -0700, Seth Mattinen wrote:
>> On 9/30/16 09:49, Bryan Fields wrote:
>>> I'm trying to find a place on ARIN's website where this is addressed, but
>>> coming up short.  I'm not the seller or buyer in this, but basically someone
>>> has a legacy block allocated by Postel and wants to sell the block as it's an
>>> owned asset.
>>> 
>>> What's the process to get ARIN to move the admin/ownership of this?  Do they
>>> only need to see a valid asset purchase agreement?  There is no legacy RSA for
>>> this.
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>> It'll have to go under RSA to stay with ARIN.
>> 
>> Or you can do a transfer to RIPE.
> 
> carefully note the "or".
> If you first move it under ARIN's jurisdiction (by signing an RSA) and *then* transfer it to RIPE, it won't be "legacy" any more in the course of the 2nd step and RIPE's 2-yr holding period comes into play (=> it can't be transferred during that time).
> 
> Note also there's voices recommending not to sign an RSA for legacy space (in certain situations, at least), see http://ipv4marketgroup.com/dont-sign-an-rsa-during-your-82-ipv4-transfer/.
> 
> best
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> Enno
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>> ~Seth
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