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[policy-wg] AfriNIC policy: IPv6 for critical infrastructure
alan at futureperfect.co.za
Mon Oct 9 17:55:41 UTC 2006
On 09 Oct 2006, at 6:44 PM, JORDI PALET MARTINEZ wrote:
> I think that it will be useful to hear many more people in the list
> "yes I like (or I don't like) this or that policy". Even if you
> don't have a
> clear view about a given policy, but you don't oppose to it, saying
> so will
Yes, I like :)
Sorry I will not see you in Mauritius, amongst other things I have
another young one on the way.
>> De: Mark J Elkins <mje at posix.co.za>
>> Organización: Posix Systems
>> Responder a: AfriNIC Policy Working Group List <policy-
>> wg at afrinic.net>
>> Fecha: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 17:32:34 +0200
>> Para: AfriNIC Policy Working Group List <policy-wg at afrinic.net>
>> Asunto: Re: [policy-wg] AfriNIC policy: IPv6 for critical
>> Vincent Ngundi wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> * I agree with Jordi, exceptions should be made to organisations
>>> that run
>>> critical services like TLD root servers (ccTLD managers for
>>> instance). These
>>> organisations require a PI address space as this will enable them
>>> to have
>>> more control over the address space they use.
>>> * Policy ratification should be done online. A system of
>>> determining whether
>>> majority of the community is in agreement should be established.
>>> ratification has it's own drawbacks. For instance, if current
>>> policy bars an
>>> organisation from getting Internet resources to perform certain
>>> crucial tests
>>> and/or tasks or to provide critical Internet services, then that
>>> deserves to have a mechanism at their disposal through which they
>>> can propose
>>> policies that can be ratfied within a reasonable period
>>> (reasonable in that
>>> the period can even be included in a Project Plan if need be).
>>> * The idea is NOT to ease the process of assigning Internet
>>> resources, but to
>>> reduce the effort in implementing Internet services and
>>> technologies. Rigid
>>> policy formulation structures may contribute to the slow
>>> implementation/deployment of new Internet technologies.
>>> * I also propose that these prefixes be assigned on a temporary
>>> basis (with a
>>> defined testing period) but with the option of retaining them
>>> based on some
>>> defined RIR criteria.
>> Do we have consensus about providing PI to critical infrastructure
>> I'll be at the meeting in Mauritius. That meeting seems to have great
>> focus on IPV6.
>> (Which is Great!!!)
>> I want to potentially apply for some private IPV6 numbering for
>> S.A. - the "co.za" registry system. The COZA system peers with
>> ISP's at JINX and uses multiple people for Transit - so can not
>> to be locked to a single provider and would prefer to have its own
>> allocation. Its the largest domain registry in the AfriNIC region
>> (almost 270000 domains). Part of the validation for a new domain
>> is that
>> each nameserver is queried to check that all nameservers are
>> authoritative - so until there is native IPV6 - we can't register any
>> domain that contains a nameserver that maps to an IPV6 address.
>> UniForum SA currently has 206.223.136/24 - which was allocated out
>> of a
>> pool for critical resources. We now directly pay AfriNIC yearly
>> for this
>> address space.
>> . . ___. .__ Posix Systems - Sth Africa
>> /| /| / /__ mje at posix.co.za - Mark J Elkins, SCO
>> ACE, Cisco
>> / |/ |ARK \_/ /__ LKINS Tel: +27 12 807 0590 Cell: +27 82 601 0496
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