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Re: Allocation of IP Addresses

  • From: Matt Zimmerman
  • Date: Wed Mar 13 22:16:25 1996

On Wed, 13 Mar 1996, Michael Dillon wrote:

[give ISP's blocks out of 65/8, 96/8?]
> Of course, there is one little problem with this....
> 
> bash$ whois 65
> Air Force Logistics Command (ASN-LOGNET) LOGNET-AS                         65
> IANA (RESERVED-7)               Reserved                  64.0.0.0 - 95.0.0.0
> 
> bash$ whois 96
> Army Finance and Accounting Office (ASN-JTELS) JTELS-BEN1-AS               96
> IANA (RESERVED-8)               Reserved                 96.0.0.0 - 126.0.0.0
>  
> How did these guys get such big chunks of address space reserved?

IANA: Internet Assigned Numbers Authority.  The address space is theirs to
delegate in the first place.  64/8-126/8 is old Class-A space that is
"reserved indefinitely" according to RFC1466 (May '93).

// Matt Zimmerman       Chief of System Management           NetRail, Inc.
// mdz@netrail.net                                       sales@netrail.net
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