prop-101: Removing multihoming requirement for IPv6 portable assignments

          

Proposal textprop-101-v004
Synopsis

This a proposal to change the "IPv6 address allocation and assignment policy" to allow portable (that is, provider independent or PI) assignments of IPv6 address blocks to be made by APNIC to any organization with due justification and payment of standard fees, removing the current requirement that the requestor is or plans to be multihomed.

Current statusImplemented.
AuthorDavid Woodgate
Relevant forumPolicy SIG
Previous versions

prop-101-v001
prop-101-v002
prop-101-v003

Status at other RIRs

APNIC is now the only RIR remaining with an absolute requirement for multihoming for portable address assignments.

Proposal history
1 February 2012Version 1 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
20 February 2012Version 2 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
1 March 2012Version 3 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
1 March 2012Failed to reach consensus at the APNIC 33 Policy SIG meeting and was returned to the mailing list by the Chairs.
6 March 2012Version 4 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
30 August 2012Reached consensus at the APNIC 34 Policy SIG Meeting.
31 August 2012Reached consensus at the APNIC 34 Member Meeting.
5 September – 31 October 2012 Final eight-week comment period.

30 November 2012Endorsed by the APNIC Executive Council. Pending implementation.
18 January 2013Start of Editorial Comment Period
18 February 2013Policy implementation announcement.
19 July 2013Graph of IPv6 Assignments published.