prop-097: Global Policy for post exhaustion IPv4 allocation mechanisms by the IANA

Proposal textprop-097-v002

This proposal describes the process that IANA will follow to allocate IPv4 resources to Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) after the central pool of addresses is exhausted.

The processes for how IPv4 space may be placed in the IANA Recovered IPv4 Pool is out of the scope of this proposal.

Current statusImplemented.
AuthorsAlejandro Acosta, Nicolas Antoniello, S. Moonesamy, Douglas Onyango, Medel Ramirez, Masato Yamanishi
Relevant forumPolicy SIG
Previous versionsprop-097-v001
Status at other RIRs

This proposal will be submitted to all RIRs with a view to becoming global policy.

Proposal history
25 January 2011Version 1 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
20 February 2011Version 2 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
24 February 2011Reached consensus at APNIC 31 Policy SIG.
1 March – 26 April 2011 Version 2 in eight-week final call for comment period.

6 May 2011Endorsed by APNIC EC. Implementation pending subject to the remaining steps of the global policy process.
13 March 2012ASO AC submits GPP-IPv4-2011 to the ICANN Board.
14 March – 4 April 2012GPP-IPv4-2011 published by ICANN for public comment period.
6 May 2012GPP-IPv4-2011 ratified by the ICANN Board.