IP Address Space Assignment Procedures (ripe-72++)
Wed Nov 24 13:06:43 CET 1993
> bonito at nis.garr.it (Antonio_Blasco Bonito) writes: > Daniel writes: > > > > Dear IRs > > Here are some brief comments: > > - I think this document should briefly say something about the practice > of splitting a block after it has been assigned. > It is better to touch that problem here, or at least make a reference > to another document. I don't understand what you mean? Do you mean splitting because of policy? > > > 3. Multi-homed organisations may obtain address space from one of > > their providers, the RIPE NCC, or the global NIC, as is > > appropriate to their network configuration. These organisations > > are strongly encouraged to contact the RIPE NCC for guidance. 3. has been rephrased and 4. added: 3. Organization having multiple IP connections to the Internet, trough more than one IP service provider are called "multi- homed". Multi-homed organistations may obtain address space from one of their providers, their local registry of last resort, the RIPE NCC, or the global NIC, as is appropriate to their network configuration. These organisations are encouraged to contact the RIPE NCC for guidance. 4. Organisations operating a network which spans several contries may obtain address space from a service provider, the RIPE NCC, or the global NIC, as is appropriate to their network confi- guration. In many cases it will be best to obtain addresses for the whole network from the provider operating the main connection of the multi-national network to the Internet. When in doubt, contact the RIPE NCC for guidance.
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