prop-008: IANA IPv4 resource request procedures


This is a proposal to formalise the procedures IANA uses to allocate IPv4 address blocks to Regional Internet Registries.

Proposal reference prop-008-v001
Current status Policy active.
Discussion document Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) policies for allocation of IPv4 blocks to Regional Internet Registries
Author Joint RIRs
Relevant forum Address policy SIG
Mailing list sig-policy

Proposal history

Activity Date Status
Posting to mailing list 23 July 2003 Announced
Presentation at APNIC meeting 20 August 2003 Approved at APNIC 16

  • Presentation [ppt | pdf]
  • Address policy minutes [html]
Comment period on mailing list 25 September 2003 Announced

Comments closed 20 November 2003

EC endorsement 24 December 2003 Endorsed

Endorsement by other RIR communities   ARIN region

LACNIC region

RIPE region

ASO discussion 19 August 2004 ASO (Address Supporting Organization) Address Council (AC) forwarded proposal to ICANN for ratification.

ICANN Board ratification 18 February 2005 ICANN Board meetings
ICANN public comment period 9 March 2005 Documentation

The public comment period was open 21 days.

Adoption by ICANN Board 8 April 2005 Documentation

Implemented 8 April 2005 Policy active.

Documentation 8 April 2005 Official documentation