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Re: Requesting P.I. Space from ARIN - latest issues?

  • From: Justin M. Streiner
  • Date: Tue Oct 11 11:34:25 2005

On Tue, 11 Oct 2005, [email protected] wrote:

1) I meet the Multihoming requirement, which means I can get a block as
small as a /22, which is about right for my needs.  Are there still any
concerns about networks (as Verio and Sprint have done in the past)
filtering out longer prefixes, and if so, does it depend on whether it;s
former class A, B, C or swamp space?  I know when I got my current block
from my upstream, I had to make sure I got swamp space, because the former
class B block they initially allocated to me wouldn't have made it past
Verio's filters at that time.
Most if not all of the /8s that get assigned to ARIN have a prescribed minimum allocation size. How rigorously that is followed is another story :-) I don't think you can specifically request that ARIN assign you space out of the swamp these days.