[ipv6hackers] FW: [ipv6-wg] Fwd: [ncc-services-wg] RIPE NCC Begins to Allocate IPv4 Address Space From the Last /8
jim.small at cdw.com
Sat Sep 15 03:29:05 CEST 2012
So who's still thinking IPv6 is years off? :-)
From: ipv6-wg-bounces at ripe.net [mailto:ipv6-wg-bounces at ripe.net] On Behalf Of Marco Hogewoning
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2012 9:48 AM
To: ipv6-wg at ripe.net
Subject: [ipv6-wg] Fwd: [ncc-services-wg] RIPE NCC Begins to Allocate IPv4 Address Space From the Last /8
For those of you who missed the original posting:
From: Axel Pawlik <ncc at ripe.net>
> Date: September 14, 2012 3:40:08 PM GMT+02:00
> To: ncc-services-wg at ripe.net
> Subject: [ncc-services-wg] RIPE NCC Begins to Allocate IPv4 Address Space From the Last /8
> Reply-To: ncc at ripe.net
> Dear colleagues,
> On Friday, 14 September 2012, the RIPE NCC, the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia, distributed the last blocks of IPv4 address space from the available pool.
> This means that we are now distributing IPv4 address space to Local Internet Registries (LIRs) from the last /8 according to section 5.6 of "IPv4 Address Allocation and Assignment Policies for the RIPE NCC Service Region".
> This section states that an LIR may receive one /22 allocation (1,024 IPv4 addresses), even if they can justify a larger allocation. This /22 allocation will only be made to LIRs if they have already received an IPv6 allocation from an upstream LIR or the RIPE NCC. No new IPv4 Provider Independent (PI) space will be assigned.
> This policy can be found online at:
> Those members with open requests for IPv4 address space will shortly receive an email regarding the status of their requests.
> It is now imperative that all stakeholders deploy IPv6 on their networks to ensure the continuity of their online operations and the future growth of the Internet.
> Axel Pawlik
> Managing Director
> RIPE NCC
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> For more information on reaching the last /8, please see:
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