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[rpd] IPv4 Soft Landing BIS

ALAIN AINA aalain at
Sat Apr 28 12:12:19 UTC 2018


> On 27 Apr 2018, at 23:10, Paschal Ochang <pascosoft at> wrote:
> Is it possible to add a clause under 5.4.5 allocation criteria whereby any member requesting for ipv4 addresses must also request for a quota of ipv6 as well. Therefore ipv4 addresses cannot be requested without requesting for an equivalent quota of ipv6 and further request can be made when deployment of the allocated ipv6 block has been ascertained.

Soft landing policies are about distributing v4 spaces from the last /8 which is meant to  ease IPv6 deployment and facilite IPv6 transition. So i was proposed that to get allocation from this last /8, people should show IPv6 address[Show IPv6 deployment rejected] .


3.8 Allocation Criteria

LIR and End users requesting IPv4 must have IPv6 resources from AFRINIC (or request concomitantly with the IPv4) or from their upstreams.

The compromise is what you see from version 4 of the proposal,


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