IPv6 End User Assignments

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at icann.org
Sat May 9 18:13:55 CEST 2009

On 09/05/2009 9:09, "Gert Doering" <gert at space.net> wrote:


>> And, as the policy states, these are only guidelines.
>> Some ISPs will need to assign a /47 or /46 per customer because their
>> business model requires it.
> This would require approval from the RIPE NCC if done in the RIPE region.
> /48.../64 is something the ISP can choose, but /47 or shorter needs
> hostmaster approval in every single case.

But a /47 sub-allocation does not need RIR approval. So the ISP can provide
a /47 prefix which the customer can assign as two separate /48, one to each
half of its 'site'.



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