DRAFT: IPv6 Address Allocation and Assignment Policy

Existing section 2.9. (ripe-388)

2.9. End Site

An End Site is defined as an End User (subscriber) who has a business relationship with a service provider that involves:

  • that service provider assigning address space to the End User
  • that service provider providing transit service for the End User to other sites
  • that service provider carrying the End User's traffic
  • that service provider advertising an aggregate prefix route that contains the End User's assignment

Proposed replacement text:

2.9. End Site

An End Site is defined as an End User (subscriber) who has a business or legal relationship (same or associated entities) with a service provider that involves:

  • that service provider assigning address space to the End User
  • that service provider providing transit service for the End User to other sites
  • that service provider carrying the End User's traffic
  • that service provider advertising an aggregate prefix route that contains the End User's assignment

Existing section 5.1.1. (ripe-388)

5.1.1. Initial allocation criteria

To qualify for an initial allocation of IPv6 address space, an organisation must:

  1. be an LIR;
  2. not be an End Site;
  3. plan to provide IPv6 connectivity to organisations to which it will assign /48s by advertising that connectivity through its single aggregated address allocation; and
  4. have a plan for making at least 200 /48 assignments to other organisations within two years.

Proposed replacement text:

5.1.1. Initial allocation criteria

To qualify for an initial allocation of IPv6 address space, an organisation must:

  1. be an LIR;
  2. advertise the allocation that they will receive as a single prefix if the prefix is to be used on the Internet;
  3. have a plan for making sub-allocations to other organisations and/or End Site assignments within two years.