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Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)

Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) is an experimental protocol developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force's (IETF's) LISP Working Group.

The protocol separates the IP addressing space into two logical spaces: the Endpoint Identifier (EID) space and the Routing Locator (RLOC) space.

Please see RFC 6830: LISP for the protocol's definition and LISP Working Group documentation for additional information.

The RIPE NCC provides temporary LISP EID assignments to any interested parties around the world in accordance with RFC 7955: LISP EID Block Management.

In accordance with RFC 7955: LISP EID Block Management, all assignments will be removed after 31 August 2019.

Requesting a LISP EID Assignment

LISP EID assignments are provided free of charge. The RIPE NCC membership is not required to receive a LISP EID assignment.

A /48 LISP EID prefix can be temporarily assigned for experimental use.

Assigned registrations will expire after 12 months. 

Please use the LISP EID Request Form to request a temporary LISP assignment or to renew an existing registration. Submit completed forms by email to lisp-request _at_ ripe _dot_ net.

All submitted requests will be published on the lisp-announce public mailing list.

Additional information about LISP EID Assignments

Please see Configuring Reverse DNS for instructions on how to set up reverse delegation for an existing assignment.

Please send any questions with regards to the experimental LISP assignments to lisp-request _at_ ripe _dot_ net.    

LISP EID Prefix Registry

Please use a RIPE Database Query to display the entire registry contents.

Please see the lisp-announce public mailing list for the archive of all received requests.