Policy SIG closed action items

Action Item Description Status
pol-44-01 Version 1 of prop-119: – Temporary transfers did not reach consensus at APNIC 44.
pol-44-02 Version 1 of prop-120: – Final /8 pool exhaustion plan. Did not reach consensus at APNIC 44.
pol-44-03 Version 1 of prop-121: – Updating “Initial IPv6 allocation” policy reached consensus at the Open Policy Meeting and APNIC Member Meeting during APNIC 44.
pol-44-04 Version 1 of prop-122: – Updating “Subsequent IPv6 allocation” policy reached consensus at the Open Policy Meeting and APNIC Member Meeting during APNIC 44.
pol-43-01 Version 6 of prop-116 – Prohibit to transfer IPv4 addresses in the final /8 block reached consensus at the Open Policy Meeting and APNIC Member Meeting during APNIC 44.
pol-43-02 Version 3 of prop-117 – Returned IPv4 address management and Final /8 exhaustion. Reached consensus at the APNIC 43 Open Policy Meeting and the APNIC Member Meeting.
pol-43-03 Version 1 of prop–118 – No need policy in APNIC region. Did not reach consensus at APNIC 43. It did not reach consensus at APNIC 44. Implemented on 4 August 2017.
pol-39-01 Version 3 of prop-113: Modification in the IPv4 eligibility criteria, reached consensus at the APNIC 40 Open Policy Meeting and the APNIC Member Meeting (AMM). Implemented on 10 February 2016.
pol-39-02 Version 3 of prop-114: Modification in the ASN eligibility criteria, reached consensus at the APNIC 40 Open Policy Meeting and the APNIC Member Meeting (AMM). Implemented on 10 February 2016.
pol-39-03 Version 3 of prop-115: Registration of detailed assignment information in whois DB, was discussed at APNIC 40 and failed to reach consensus. Version 4 was submitted to the Chairs, but was subsequently withdrawn by the author before it could be sent to the SIG mailing list.
pol-37-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-109: Allocate 1.0.0.0/24 and 1.1.1.0/24 to APNIC Labs as Research Prefixes. Implemented
on 6 May 2014.
pol-37-02 prop-111: Request-based expansion IPv6 default allocation size, failed to reach consensus at APNIC 37 was returned to the mailing list for further
consideration.
Did not reach
consensus at APNIC 38 and was
abandoned.
pol-36-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-107: AS number transfer policy proposal. Implemented on 16 April 2014.
pol-36-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-108: Suggested changes to the APNIC Policy Development Process. Implemented on 19 February 2014.
pol-35-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-105: Distribution of returned IPv4 address blocks. Implemented 27 May 2014.
pol-34-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-104: Clarifying demonstrated needs requirement in IPv4 transfer policy. Implemented on 18 February 2013.
pol-34-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-101: Removing multihoming requirement for IPv6 portable assignments Implemented on 18 February 2013.
pol-33-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-102: Sparse allocation guidelines for IPv6 resource allocations. Implemented 20 August 2012.
pol-33-02 prop-101: Removing multihoming requirement for IPv6 portable assignments reached consensus at APNIC 34 and was returned to the mailing list for final comments. Returned to the mailing list for final comments.
pol-32-02 prop-099: IPv6 Reservation for Large Networks failed to reach consensus at APNIC 33 and was withdrawn by the author prior to APNIC 34. Withdrawn by the author.
pol-32-01 prop-098: Optimizing IPv6 allocation strategies (simplified) failed to reach consensus at APNIC 32 and was returned to the mailing list for further discussion. Abandoned at APNIC 33.
pol-32-03 prop-100: National IP Address Plan – Allocation of country-wide IP address blocks failed to reach consensus at APNIC 32 and was subsequently withdrawn by the author. Withdrawn by the Author.
pol-31-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-088: Distribution of IPv4 addresses once the final /8 period starts. Implemented 9 August 2011.
pol-31-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-093: Reducing the minimum delegation size for the final /8 policy. Implemented 9 August 2011.
pol-31-03 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-094: Adding alternative criteria to renumbering requirement in final /8 policy. Implemented 9 August 2011.
pol-31-04 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-095: Inter RIR IPv4 address transfer proposal. Implemented 9 August 2011.
pol-31-05 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-097: Global policy for post exhaustion IPv4 allocation mechanisms by the IANA. Implemented by the IANA.
pol-31-06 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-096: Maintaining demonstrated needs requirement in transfer policy after the final /8 phase.

Reached consensus at APNIC 32.

Implemented 21 November 2011.

pol-30-01 prop-085: Eligibility for critical infrastructure assignments from the final /8. Withdrawn by the authors.
pol-30-02 prop-087: IPv6 address allocation for deployment purposes. Withdrawn by the Author.
pol-30-03 prop-086: Global Policy for IPv4 Allocations by the IANA Post Exhaustion Abandoned at APNIC 31 Policy SIG.
pol-30-04 prop-084: Frequent whois information update request, returned to the mailing list for further discussion. Withdrawn by the Author.
pol-29-01 prop-078: IPv6 deployment criteria for IPv4 final /8 delegations, returned to the mailing list for further discussion. Withdrawn by the authors.
pol-29-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-079: Abuse contact information. Implemented 8 November 2010.
pol-29-03 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-080: Removal of IPv4 prefix exchange policy. Implemented 5 July 2010.
pol-29-04 prop-081: Eligibility for assignments from the final /8, returned to the mailing list for further discussion”. Withdrawn by the authors.
pol-29-05 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-082: Removing aggregation criteria for IPv6 initial allocations. Implemented 5 July 2010.
pol-29-06 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-083: Alternative criteria for subsequent IPv6 allocations. Implemented 9 August 2011.
pol-28-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-050: IPv4 address transfers. Implemented 10 February 2010.
pol-28-02 prop-077: Proposal to supplement transfer policy of historical IPv4 addresses returned to authors for further consideration, pending the implementation of proposal prop-050: IPv4 address transfers. Withdrawn by the authors.
pol-28-03 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-073: Simplifying allocation/assignment of IPv6 to APNIC members with existing IPv4 addresses”. Implemented 10 February 2010.
pol-28-04 prop-078: Reserving /10 IPv4 address space to facilitate IPv6 deployment returned to authors and the mailing list for further development. Withdrawn by the authors.
pol-28-05 prop-076: Requiring aggregation for IPv6 subsequent allocations returned to the mailing list for further discussion about the plan for aggregation component of the IPv6 allocation criteria. Withdrawn by the authors. Superseded by prop-082.
pol-28-06 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the APNIC policy development process and the global policy development process, IANA to implement proposal prop-074: Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Policy for Allocation of ASN Blocks (ASNs) to Regional Internet Registries. Implemented on 21 September 2010.
pol-28-07 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-075: Ensuring efficient use of historical AS numbers. Implemented 10 February 2010.
pol-27-01

Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy development process, the APNIC Secretariat to implement prop-50, “IPv4 address transfers,” based on the revisions below:

  • APNIC will process IPv4 address transfer requests involving current account holders following the adoption of this proposed policy, subject to the following conditions:
    • The minimum transfer size accepted will be a /24.
    • APNIC is to maintain a public log of all transfers.
    • Address transfers should be permitted between APNIC account holders and NIR members, if and when individual NIRs implement the transfer policy.
    • Address transfers are permitted between APNIC account holders and other RIR account holders, following the policies of all the respective RIRs.
    • This proposal to take effect as soon as the APNIC Secretariat can implement the mechanisms of the policy.
Returned to the mailing list by the APNIC Executive Council. A subsequent version was implemented on 10 February 2010.
pol-27-02

Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy development process, the APNIC Secretariat to implement prop-69, “Global policy proposal for the allocation of IPv4 blocks to Regional Internet Registries,” with the following clarifications:

  • The minimum size for redistributions by IANA to be explicitly documented
  • Examples of how IANA would redistribute space to the RIRs to be added
After failing to reach consensus in all RIRs prop-069 was abandoned as a GPP candidate by the ASO AC. The APNIC 32 Policy SIG meeting resolved the proposal was superseded by prop-097 and should be abandoned. The APNIC EC acknowledged and the proposal was abandoned.
pol-26-01 The author of prop-060: Change in the criteria for the recognition of NIRs in the APNIC region to revise the proposal to address questions raised on the mailing list and at the APNIC 26 Policy SIG. Abandoned at APNIC 27 Policy SIG.
pol-26-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-064: Change to assignment policy for AS numbers. Implemented 16 February 2009.
pol-26-03 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-065, “Format for delegation and recording of 4-byte AS numbers”. Published as RFC 5396: Textual Representation of Autonomous System (AS) Numbers.
pol-26-04 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the revised proposal prop-061, “32-bit ASNs for documentation purposes”, that 4 AS numbers from both 16-bit and 32-bit AS pools to be reserved for documentation purposes. Published as RFC 5398 – Autonomous System (AS) Number Reservation for Documentation Use.
pol-26-05

Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the revised proposal prop-062, “Use of final /8”. Revisions to the proposal include:

  • making the size of allocations reflect the minimum allocation size at the time the last /8 is reached
  • This proposal not be dependent on the successful adoption of prop-055, “Global policy for the allocation of the remaining IPv4 address space”
Implemented. See Use of final /8 for more information.
pol-26-06 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal prop-055, “Global policy for the allocation of the remaining IPv4 address space” Implemented. See Use of final /8 for more information.
pol-26-07 prop-063, “Reducing timeframe of IPv4 allocations from twelve to six months” returned to the Policy SIG mailing list for further discussion. Withdrawn by authors at APNIC 27.
pol-26-08 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal prop-066, “Ensuring efficient use of historical IPv4 resources” Implemented. See Ensuring efficient use of historical IPv4 resources for more information.
pol-26-09 prop-050, “IPv4 address transfers” to be returned to the author and mailing list for further discussion. Completed. Proposal presented at APNIC 27.
pol-25-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement proposal prop-057, ‘Proposal to change IPv6 initial allocation criteria’. Completed. See Proposal to change IPv6 initial allocation criteria for more information.
pol-25-02 Policy SIG Chair to return prop-055, ‘Global policy for the allocation of the remaining IPv4 address space’ to the Policy SIG mailing list for further discussion. Completed.
pol-25-03 Philip Smith and proposal author to draft a simplified version of prop-050, ‘IPv4 address transfers’ that also adds consideration of non-permanent transfers. Completed.
pol-25-04 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the /22 minimum allocation size component of prop-053, ‘Changing minimum IPv4 allocation size to /22’. Implemented. See Changing minimum IPv4 allocation size to /22 for more information.
pol-25-05 David Conrad to consider creating a proposal based on prop-056, ‘IPv4 soft landing’ that incorporates feedback from the APNIC 25 Policy SIG presentation. Proposal withdrawn by author.
pol-24-03 Proposal author to post a revised version of prop-050: ‘IPv4 address transfers’ to the Policy SIG mailing list for further discussion. Completed. See Version 2 of prop-050: ‘IPv4 address transfers’.
pol-24-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal prop-049: ‘IANA policy for allocation of ASN blocks to RIRs’. Completed. See Global Policy for Allocation of ASN Blocks to Regional Internet Registries.
pol-24-01 Chair to return prop-046: ‘IPv4 countdown policy proposal’ to the mailing list for further development by the community. Completed. Proposal superseded by prop-055: ‘Global policy for the allocation of the remaining IPv4 address space’.
pol-23-05 Marshall Eubanks to present prop-047: eGLOP multicast address assignments as a formal policy proposal at APNIC 24. Proposal abandoned.
pol-23-04 Chair to refer prop-037: Deprecation of email updates for APNIC Registry and whois data to mailing list for further discussion. Completed. Proposal withdrawn.
pol-23-03 Chair to refer prop-046: IPv4 countdown policy proposal to mailing list for further discussion. Completed.
pol-23-02 Chair to refer proposal prop-043: Proposal to remove reference to IPv6 policy document as an “interim” policy document to mailing list for further discussion. Completed. Proposal withdrawn.
pol-23-01 Chair to refer prop-042: Proposal to change IPv6 initial allocation criteria to mailing list for further discussion. Completed. Proposal withdrawn.
pol-22-07 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal prop-041, IPv6 assignment size to critical infrastructure. Completed.
pol-22-06  Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal prop-033, End site assignment policy for IPv6. Completed. Implemented in March 2007.
pol-22-05 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal prop-035, IPv6 portable assignment for multihoming. Completed. Implemented in March 2007.
pol-22-04 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the relevant parts of proposal prop-039, A proposal to improve reachability of new IANA blocks. Proposal abandoned.
pol-22-03 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal prop-038, Modified lame DNS policy proposal. Completed.
pol-22-02 Secretariat to call for the formation of a working group to further discuss proposal prop-037, Deprecation of email updates for APNIC Registry and whois data. Completed.
pol-22-01 Chair to refer prop-037, Deprecation of email updates for APNIC Registry and whois data, to mailing list for further discussion. Completed.
pol-21-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal establishing a transition timeline for assigning 4-byte AS numbers (prop-032-v002) Completed.
pol-21-01 Secretariat to initiate process to elect a new Co-chair of the Policy SIG. Completed.
pol-19-04 Chair to move the discussion of the HD-ratio for IPv4 networks proposal to the mailing list for a further month to seek consensus and make a decision. Closed. There was no support for the HD-ratio so the proposal has been abandoned.
pol-19-03 Secretariat to amend and publish current IPv4 subsequent allocation criteria guidelines. Completed.
pol-19-02 Secretariat to amend the policy submission form to include a CC field. Completed.
pol-19-01 The proposal to continue the second phase of the large space IPv4 trial usage program for future IPv6 deployment (prop-027-v001) to be reported at AMM to seek consensus at the next stage of the policy development process. Completed.
pol-18-03 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to refer proposal prop-005-v004 (relating to IANA IPv6 allocations) to the mailing list and to other RIRs, with the advice that the APNIC region has accepted the proposal in principle but remains flexible to the specific details of the main parameters. Completed.
pol-18-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal to expand IPv6 address space for existing IPv6 address holders, on the basis of a deployment plan or with IPv4 infrastructure, without satisfying the subsequent allocation requirements (prop-021-v001). Completed.
pol-18-01 Secretariat, with assistance from NIRs, to conduct a survey of ISPs’ resource management practices, to allow better analysis of the issues. Completed.
pol-17-07 Secretariat to call for volunteers of a new working group to review the current DSL/cable guidelines in the document “APNIC guidelines for IPv4 allocation and assignment requests”. Completed.
pol-17-06 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal to recover unused address space (prop-017-v001). Completed. See section 5 of Policies for historical Internet resources in the APNIC Whois Database.
pol-17-05 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, secretariat to implement the proposal to reduce the minimum initial allocation size to /21 and to lower the criteria for an initial allocation to demonstrate an immediate need for a /23 and use of a /22 within one year (prop-014-v001). Completed. Documentation available in the Policies for IPv4 address space management in the Asia Pacific region.
pol-17-04 APNIC Secretariat to edit the IPv6 guidelines document, post to the sig-policy mailing list for comments and to publish after review period. Completed. APNIC guidelines for IPv6 allocation and assignment requests now available.
pol-17-03 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal to permit allocation of IPv6 address space to closed networks (prop-015-v001). Completed. Documentation available in the IPv6 address allocation and assignment policy.
pol-17-02 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, Secretariat to implement the proposal (prop-016-v001), with the modification that there is an added a requirement for LIRs to have plan to move some of their customers from IPv4 to within two years. Completed. Documentation available in the IPv6 address allocation and assignment policy.
pol-17-01 Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, proposer to resubmit a modified version of the proposal (prop-013-v001) to the mailing list. The rewritten proposal will define multiple discreet networks and consider the HD ratio for sub-allocating address blocks. Closed. Withdrawn by the proposer.
pol-16-08 Proposer to resubmit revised version of IXP proposal (prop-011-v001) dealing with remaining proposal elements, such as fee waiver (which had been withdrawn during discussion), characteristics (which became ambiguous with withdrawal of fee portions), and combined IPv4 and IPv6 assignments (which were not fully discussed). Closed as there was no response from the proposer
pol-16-09 Secretariat to prepare implementation of the historical resource transfer proposal (prop-006-v001) as agreed, subject to final endorsement according to the policy development process. There is a recommendation that the policy document should clarify that existing resource holders will be able to still update their resources as previously. Completed. Policies for the transfer of historical Internet resources now available
pol-16-07 Secretariat to prepare implementation of the agreed parts of the IXP proposal (prop-011-v001), namely definitions and routing restriction amendments, subject to final endorsement according to the policy development process.

Closed. In Policies for IPv4 address space management in the Asia Pacific region, IXP definition documented in section 4.2; routing restrictions removed from section 11.2

 

pol-16-06 Chairs to initiate discussion on mailing list relating to preferred IANA to RIR IPv6 allocation size. Closed.
pol-16-03 Secretariat to prepare implementation of document editorial proposal (prop-002-v001) as agreed, subject to final endorsement according to the policy development process. Completed. APNIC document editorial policy now available.
pol-16-02 APNIC Secretariat to prepare implementation of policy development process proposal (prop-001-v001) as agreed, subject to final endorsement according to the policy development process. Completed. APNIC policy development process now available
pol-16-01 The Chair will circulate the draft charter to the mailing list for further discussion. Closed. Charter adopted
add-15-02 Secretariat to refer discussion of signing the DNS root to the DNS Operations SIG. Closed.
pol-16-04 APNIC Secretariat to call for the formation of a working group to draft IPv6 guidelines. Closed. Results of working group activity presented in the APNIC 17 Policy SIG.
pol-16-05 Chair to circulate IANA to RIR IPv4 allocation principles document (prop-008-v001) to mailing list according to policy development process. Closed.
add-15-01 Secretariat to draft a proposal summarizing the suggested formal process for receiving and discussing proposals.

Completed. Secretariat drafted “A proposal for a revised policy development process in the Asia Pacific region” (prop-001-v001) and presented it at the APNIC 16 address policy SIG

 

add-14-07 Secretariat to provide feedback of the APNIC discussion on RFC2050 revision to the appropriate mailing lists. Completed
add-14-06 Secretariat to provide feedback of the 6bone migration proposal discussion to the 6bone community. Completed
add-14-05 Secretariat to discuss the IPv6 documentation proposal with other RIRs to determine the details of the range to be used. Completed. Documentation range is 2001:0DB8::/32
add-14-04 Secretariat to provide supporting documentation to assist LIRs in evaluating allocation sizes. Completed. Documented in Requesting a second opinion on a sub-allocation
add-14-03 Secretariat to implement the LIR sub-allocation proposal.

Completed. Sub-allocations documented in section 10.3 of Policies for IPv4 address space management in the Asia Pacific region

 

add-14-02 Secretariat to take steps to implement the experimental allocation proposal. Closed. See Experimental allocations policy.
add-14-01 Secretariat to release ASN policy draft for an additional final round of comments. Completed. Policies for Autonomous System number management in the Asia Pacific region now available