|Synopsis||This is a proposal to remove the aggregation requirement from the IPv6 initial allocation policy.|
|Current status||Policy implemented 5 July 2010.|
|Authors|| Tomohiro Fujisaki|
|Relevant forum||Policy SIG|
|Status at other RIRs|
LACNIC: 2007-01: Modifications to the IPv6 Prefix Initial Allocation Policy , which removes the requirement to announce an initial allocation as a single prefix in favour of announcing the prefix with the minimum possible level of disaggregation, is currently under discussion.
RIPE: 2009-06: Removing Routing Requirements from the IPv6 Address Allocation Policy, which removes routing requirements from IPv6 policy, was recently adopted by the community.
AfriNIC and ARIN initial IPv6 allocation criteria require a plan to aggregate, with no requirement for aggregation for subsequent allocation criteria. Neither RIR is has any proposal to modify these criteria.
|2 February 2010||Version 1 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.|
|24 February 2010||Version 2 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.|
|4 March 2010||Version 2 reached consensus at the APNIC 29 Policy SIG and AMM.|
|8 March – 3 May 2010||Final eight-week comment period.|
|18 May 2010||Version 3 endorsed by the APNIC Executive Council (EC)|
|24 May – 21 June 2010|| Draft policy documentation open for comment:|
|5 July 2010||Implemented.|