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[AFRINIC-rpd] End-User vs. LIR for HEIs

Pierre Lotis NANKEP lnankep at
Fri Jan 18 07:18:38 UTC 2013


> De : Adiel Akplogan <adiel at>
>À : "rpd at List" <rpd at> 
>Envoyé le : Jeudi 17 janvier 2013 20h04
>Objet : [AFRINIC-rpd] End-User vs. LIR for HEIs
>Hello all,
>Should we discuss if IP addresses should be Assigned OR 
>Allocated to an HEI Network (i.e End-User or LIR)? Should 
>HEI Networks be pre-categorised as EU or LIR by default 
>no matter what their infrastructure and services are?

In many cases, HEI will be a EU for less 10% and will be a LIR for more than 90%.
Hence, HEI = Type_of (LIR)

>Now on a personal note, is it fair to assume that in some 
>cases (big and widely spread campus) HEIs will have more 
>flexibility and advantage to be an LIR because they can then
>more easily managed their allocations? [They can assign, and 
>sub-allocate to other affiliated schools and institutes (on 
>or out campus), store these assignments in the public WHOIS 
>database. In a way decentralising the management of their 
>IP addresses pool. While as EU they only get an assignment 
>and they can not assigned or sub-allocated from AFRINIC policy 
>and public DB view point]

I fully share your opinion.

>- a.
Pierre Lotis NANKEP
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