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[AfriNIC-rpd] Section 3.5.2 of AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-02 (Re: Section 3.8 of AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-02)
mje at posix.co.za
Wed May 4 20:39:19 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-05-04 at 10:20 -0700, sm+afrinic at elandsys.com wrote:
> At 13:28 03-05-2011, Andrew Alston wrote:
> >In section 3.5.1, in the paragraph:
> >Exhaustion Phase 2
> >During this phase a minimum allocation/assignment size will be /27, and
> >the maximum will be /22 per allocation/assignment.
> >I believe that the /27 should be modified to be /24, this is in order to
> >avoid pollution of the routing table and avoid the complexities
> >surrounding sub /24 assignments that will not be globally routable
> >because of global filtering.
> James Blessing mentioned that "Whilst it may seem like a good idea to
> reduce the allocation size, many ISPs filter at the /24 level (for
> various reasons) and this will cause severe reach-ability
> issues". McTim mentioned that "if ppl ONLY want a /27, we CAN give
> them that size prefix of it is not intended to be routed". Leo
> Vegoda pointed out that "in the past I have seen cases where people
> wanted unique addresses for numbering private networks, VPNs and so on".
> Graham Beneke said the following:
> "There were a number of queries about this in Johannesburg. We reached
> consensus by surrender rather than true consensus."
> That's called "consensus by exhaustion".
> Andrew Alston stated that "it is globally accepted that a /24 is
> minimum announcable size in the DFZ". I gather that there is
> consensus on that statement.
> My recommendation is to change the minimum allocation/assignment size
> in Section 3.5.2 from /27 to /24. If you have strong concerns about
> this, you can always write a new proposal to update that section.
I agree to the /24 minimum. I think its technically the correct thing to
> S. Moonesamy
> Interim co-chair, AfriNIC Policy Development Working Group
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