prop-073: Simplifying allocation/assignment of IPv6 to APNIC members with existing IPv4 addresses

Proposal text 0prop-073-v004
SynopsisThis proposal directs the APNIC Secretariat to automatically assess and provide IPv6 resources to APNIC members that currently hold IPv4 resources in the APNIC registry but who do not hold IPv6 resources in the APNIC registry.
Current statusImplemented on 10 February 2010
AuthorTerry Manderson
Andy Linton
Relevant forumPolicy SIG
Previous versionsprop-073-v003
prop-073-v002
prop-073-v001
Status at other RIRs 
Proposal history
6 July 2009Version 1 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
14 August 2009Version 2 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
19 August 2009Version 3 to be submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
27 August 2009

The proposal was modified and reached consensus at the APNIC 28 Policy SIG with the following change to section 4.2 of the proposal:

  • 4.2 The size of the IPv6 delegation for members that meet the alternative criteria described in section 4.1 above will be based on the following:
    • A member that has an IPv4 allocation would be eligible for an IPv6 /32
    • A member that has an IPv4 assignment would be eligible for an IPv6 /48
27 August 2009Version 4 sent to the mailing list.
28 August 2009Reached consensus at the APNIC 28 AMM
31 August – 26 October 2009 Version 4 in eight-week final call for comment period.

18 November 2009Endorsed by the APNIC Executive Council (EC)
11 January – 8 February 2010 Draft policy documentation open for comment.
News announcement:

Draft document:

10 February 2010 Implemented.