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Re: ARIN allocating /20 netblocks?
On Fri, 15 May 1998, Mark D. Nagel wrote: > One of our customers was recently allocated a /20 netblock from ARIN. > I had just been ass-u-ming it was a /19 until I cross-checked our > announcement update with the request from the customer. Is this a > change in policy (I thought they only allocated /19 or bigger) or did > I miss something? If the former, are NSPs like Sprint planning to > update filters to route these new smaller blocks? ARIN has made a slight change to make it easier for small ISPs to get provider independant netblocks. They will assign a /20 and reserve the adjacent /20, the customer is allowed to announce the entire /19. For further information, please view http://www.arin.net/initial-isp.html Jeremiah Jeremiah Kristal Senior Network Engineer ICon CMT Corporation firstname.lastname@example.org 201-319-5764 x284 internal