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[rpd] Thinking of soft landing... and IPv6 Deployment

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at
Wed Jun 7 09:32:43 UTC 2017

I will note that not all members runs their own mail server. Irrespective
it's a good idea worth considering. Staff can perhaps log the browser
information when the client is filling the form to cater for those not
running a mail server.

Perhaps the reserved /12 can be set as phase3 and be defined to allow up to
/22 to members making request via their V6 address.

I believe the PDP allows co-chairs to vary the PDP process hence we may
pass this ASAP if it's fine by the community.
To recap:

Phase 1: up to /16 with min /24
Phase 2: up to /20 with min /24
Phase 3: up to /22 with min /24 + request from member's v6 (except for new

Over to the authors ​of the current softlanding proposal.


On 7 Jun 2017 9:53 AM, "Mark Elkins" <mje at> wrote:

> Thinking of soft landing, and having just completed Mukom's IPv6
> deployment challenge survey, my idle thought of the day;
> Firstly - no soft landing proposal should include promises of the member
> getting or deploying IPv6. What is should do though is:
> Unless you are a brand new members who has no resources of any kind, all
> requests for additional IPv4 space must be made from the members IPv6
> address space. i.e. - the e-mail request must come from one of the
> members e-mail servers to AFRINIC over IPv6 transport from an IPv6
> address belonging to that member. If the request is web based - then it
> must come from a device using that members IPv6 address space.
> (You have to have deployed IPv6 far enough in order to ask for
> additional IPv4 address space.)
> This should be technically very easy to check for.
> Objections?
> --
> Mark James ELKINS  -  Posix Systems - (South) Africa
> mje at       Tel: +27.128070590  Cell: +27.826010496
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