[ipv6-wg] IPv6 micro allocation or something else?
Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Tue Nov 1 12:20:48 CET 2005
On Fri, 14 Oct 2005, Mohacsi Janos wrote: > Dear All, > I did not see any answers except one from Bill Manning - who was > supporting the 4. options. FWIW, I do not see a problem with option 3 -- the .hu servers would not need to get addresses from each an every ISP, two or three of them should be enough. I would be opposed to option 4. > So this means this is the accepted and RIPE reccomended method. > Basically allow allocating portable IPv6 address: > * root domain name system (DNS) server; > * global top level domain (gTLD) nameservers; > * country code TLD (ccTLDs) nameservers; > > When the RIPE policy will reflect this changes? > > Thanks Regards, > > Janos Mohacsi > Network Engineer, Research Associate > NIIF/HUNGARNET, HUNGARY > Key 00F9AF98: 8645 1312 D249 471B DBAE 21A2 9F52 0D1F 00F9 AF98 > > > On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, Mohacsi Janos wrote: > >> Dear All, >> I have a question regarding the IPv6 address assignment to >> cc level DNS server. >> >> If you don't have answer to this question please forward it to an >> appropriate working group - sorry for cross-posting this mail to two wg. >> >> We have here in Hungary a dilemma: >> >> - Traditionally, the IPv4 address of the primary cc level DNS server in of >> belonged to NIIF/HUNGARNET. >> >> - The DNS registration service a while ago was delegated to Council of >> Hungarian Internet Providers (ISZT) who is also operating the biggest >> Internet Exchange of Hungary (BIX). All big ISPs in Hungary (including >> NIIF/HUNGARNET) has right to do the registration via a special interface. >> >> - The IPv4 address of the primary cc level DNS server announced by >> NIIF/HUNGARNET. But ISZT is reorganizing its infrastructure to allocate >> address from a new PI type IPv4 address space to DNS servers. >> >> - The primary hu DNS server is connected to BIX - to be well connected. >> >> >> What IPv6 address space should we allocate to hu primary DNS server? >> >> 1. Assign IPv6 address from /32 address space of NIIF/HUNGARNET? >> - not very optimal since the only transit to hu primary will be >> NIIF/HUNGARNET >> - not ISP neutral - easy, no problem from point of view of NIIF/HUNGARNET >> >> >> 2. Assign IPv6 address space from /48 allocated to BIX (based on ripe-256 >> and ripe-310)? >> - According to the RIPE documents: "Networks assigned under this policy may >> not be globally routable" - which problematical since primary DNS servers >> should be globally reachable. >> >> 3. Allocate multiple /48 from IPv6 providers in HUNGARY to primary hu DNS >> server? >> - This can be problematical since the answers to DNS queries might be quite >> big. >> >> 4. Allocate /48 to primary hu DNS server that is globally routable? >> Are there similar to /48 from 2001:0500::/30 in RIPE region? >> >> - I think this is the cleanest solution. >> >> Can we discuss this issue on the working group or mailing lists? >> >> I saw a proposal: http://www.ripe.net/ripe/policies/proposals/2005-2.html >> >> In my opinion this can solve the problem.... >> >> Best Regards, >> >> >> Janos Mohacsi >> Network Engineer, Research Associate >> NIIF/HUNGARNET, HUNGARY >> Key 00F9AF98: 8645 1312 D249 471B DBAE 21A2 9F52 0D1F 00F9 AF98 >> >> > -- Pekka Savola "You each name yourselves king, yet the Netcore Oy kingdom bleeds." Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings
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