Refuse een assignment because it 'cannot' be routed?
Anne Marcel Roorda marcel at eu.uu.net
Tue Feb 27 19:35:19 CET 2001
> =Hi, > = > = This is a very interesting problem. = > = As far as I am aware there is no obligation to assign IP space > =when someone becomes a customer of an entity served by a LIR. > > Again, I share this view. > > = Possible problems when submitting a RIPE-141 document: > = > =- There is no obligation to process the request > > True > > =- The LIR may charge for processing the request > > True > > =- The LIR may charge for the assignment > > Not really. This is seen as "selling" addresses! Hi, I'm not to sure about that. IIRC the LIR may charge a nominal fee for administrivia. This fee can be recurring. > > =- The provider may charge for the routing > > True > > = You could opt to ask RIPE for a PI allocation, > > You could find an LIR that is willing to process PI requests, > either for a charge or for free, or you can build your own LIR ;-) > > =but noone is required to route it for you. > > True, and for both, PI *and* PA Getting an assignment from a LIR is usually coupled to the routability of that assignment. I'd be mildly surprised to find assigned PA address space for which no intention of routing existed. Regards, - marcel
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