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Internet Registry IP Allocation Guidelines (RFC2050)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002601D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-16
Document File: 13 page(s) / 18K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

K. Hubbard: AUTHOR [+4]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2050: DOI

Abstract

This document describes the registry system for the distribution of globally unique Internet address space and registry operations. Particularly this document describes the rules and guidelines governing the distribution of this address space. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.

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Network Working Group K. Hubbard Request for Comments: 2050 M. Kosters Obsoletes: 1466 InterNIC BCP: 12 D. Conrad Category: Best Current Practice APNIC D. Karrenberg RIPE J. Postel ISI November 1996

INTERNET REGISTRY IP ALLOCATION GUIDELINES

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

IESG Note:

By approving this document as a Best Current Practice,the IESG asserts its belief that this policy described herein is an accurate representation of the current practice of the IP address registries with respect to address assignment. This does not constitute endorsement or recommendation of this policy by the IESG. The IESG will reevaluate its approval of this document in December 1997 taking into consideration the results of the discussions that will be take place in the IRE Working Group between now and then.

Abstract

This document describes the registry system for the distribution of globally unique Internet address space and registry operations. Particularly this document describes the rules and guidelines governing the distribution of this address space.

This document describes the IP assignment policies currently used by the Regional Registries to implement the guidelines developed by the IANA. The guidelines and these policies are subject to revision at the direction of the IANA. The registry working group (IRE WG) will be discussing these issues and may provide advice to the IANA about possible revisions.

This document replaces RFC 1466, with all the guidelines and procedures updated and modified in the light of experience.

Hubbard, et. al. Best Current Practice [Page 1]

RFC 2050 Internet Registry IP Allocation Guidelines November 1996

This document does not describe private Internet address space and multicast address space. It also does not describe regional and local refinements of the global rules and guidelines.

This document can be considered the base set of operational guidelines in use by all registries. Additional guidelines may be imposed by a particular registry as appropriate.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.......................................2 2. Allocation Framework...............................4 2.1 Guidelines for Internet Service Providers.........4 2.2 Submission of Reassignment Information............6 3. Assignment Framework..............................7 3.1 Common Registry Requirements......................7 3.2 Network Engineering Plans.........................8 3.3 Previous Assignment History.......................9 3.4 Network Deployment Plans..........................9 3.5 Organization Information..........................9 3.6 Expected Utilization Rate.........................10 4. Operational Guidelines for Registries.............10 5. In-Addr.Arpa Domain Maintenance...................11 6. Right to Appeal...................................11 7. Refere...

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