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[AfriNIC-rpd] Clarification about v6 PI space

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at
Fri Jun 29 09:39:34 UTC 2012

Hello Douglas,

On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 10:09 AM, Douglas Onyango <ondouglas at>wrote:

> Andrew,
> On 29 June 2012 11:48, Andrew Alston <alston.networks at> wrote:
I haven't got a v6 Assignment from AfriNIC so I can't tell wt the
> practice is, but here is what I can say: The IPv6 Provider Independent
> (PI) Assignment for End-Sites Policy AFPUB-2007-v6-001 allows End
> Users to get more than a /48 once they can justify it.
> I have gotten V6 before and yes we got a /32 and as you have rightly
stated  ".....allows End Users to get more than a /48 once they can *justify

> However lower, we see an "allocation:-) schedule" that suggests
> requests above /48 have different fee levied on them.
> Hmm....i am indeed short of words here, maybe i just say IP allocation is
a matter of providing justification and *luck*  :-)

> I hope that AfriNIC will clarify as the policy above is very clear on this.
> As an Internet user and member of the Afrinic community i believe we
should have an Afrinic that we all can be able to defend anywhere in the
world, not just an Afrinic that can be defended by Afrinic staff/executive
alone. So i urge Afrinic staff/those concerned to kindly ensure these few
Grey areas are appropriately cleared. So that we can be bold enough to
defend the policy we together formed!

My 2 Cents!


*Seun Ojedeji,
Federal University Oye-Ekiti
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