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Re: Assigning IPv6 /48's to CPE's?
On Jan 1, 2008 12:46 PM, James Hess <mysidia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > The place where major problems could be run into is deciding how big a > block your ISPs and > LIRs get, or if the registries are entertaining the concept of PI > space for v6.. how large too late NRO policy comparison chart: http://www.nro.net/documents/nro45.html#3-4-3 Specifically APNIC and ARIN have /48 end-user assignments (PI) policies in place, RIPE is still discussing this policy as of the last meeting (if I recall correctly). > those blocks are. Does a small ISP ever get such a small block that > they may run out of /48s > to assign? Sure, if they mis-plan or over-sell or acquire a competitor... there are many scenarios that could include this sort of event. > > Does a large ISP ever get such a large block, the RIRs may run out of > ISP blocks to assign? > At one point DISA/DoD was looking to get a /10 from <SOME RIR> ... I don't that went anywhere, or is still under discussion. That'd certainly make a dent in the available space though, eh? > to networks, which is very bad: design of IPv6 is supposed to avoid > such things. The initial design requirements/assumptions you mean, most of which don't apply to today's world? > > In the latter case... IPv6 IP addresses have not been 'exhausted', > but now, there can now > be no new ISPs or PI allocations; everything having been assigned to > some major provider > who has not given out very many of their /48s yet, > > or who is giving out /56s and hording the rest of the address space, > never to be assigned..... > ah, just like in ipv4 come mid-2010 ? wither ipv8? -Chris