Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations
Yakov Rekhter yakov at cisco.com
Fri Jan 26 19:35:05 CET 1996
Daniel, > > Would the RIPE NCC provide such non-aggregatable allocations > > irrespective of how many hosts would be covered by such an > > allocation ? > > Sorry, lack of clarity because of failing neurons. > What I meant to say was "1024 CIDRable allocations". > Or simply "allocations". > > The point is that we will guarantee that our allocation policy will > create no more than 1024 allocations per /8 and therefore not > necessitate by itself more routes than that. Currently our allocation > sizes are /19 - /16. If you think about it a little you will see that > it is easy to achieve. > > And just in case: Yes the minimum allocation is /19 irrespective > of the number of hosts covered. Note: allocation != assignment. OK, so just to make it clear, if a customer would come to the RIPE NCC and the customer has just 1 host you would still allocated him /19 block. Correct ? Yakov.
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