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[AFRINIC-rpd] RE: IPv4 Address Allocation and Assignment proposal
Guy Antony Halse
G.halse at ru.ac.za
Tue Sep 10 21:02:17 UTC 2013
On Tue 2013-09-10 (20:00), Keshwarsingh Nadan wrote:
> "An RIR may ask a password controlled access to a LIRs MRTG or other
> monitoring system so that graphs of IPs in use can be seen by the RIR
> staff in order to evaluate additional allocation requests."
May ask for != must be given.
I have no problem with the idea of an LIR granting access to an internal
monitoring system to avoid the need to (re-)produce that information in some
other format. Provided that it is the LIR's decision to do so, and they are
not coerced into given access to things that they're uncomfortable with.
The robustness principle could be losely applied here -- AfriNIC should be
conservative in what they request, and liberal in how they accept responses.
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