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Re: PI space and colocation

  • From: Bill Woodcock
  • Date: Wed Jan 18 18:34:30 2006

i      On Wed, 18 Jan 2006 up@3.am wrote:
    > If one gets PI space from ARIN for their network, then moves the servers
    > to a rack at a data center (still using the space efficiently), will most
    > colocation providers announce this space for them, or would most providers
    > require them to take allocated space from them?

Most larger colo providers will do so happily, provided you have 
sufficient expertise to operate your own BGP router and make the 
announcement to them.

    > Is it a reasonable alternative to establish a BGP connection with the
    > provider over ethernet?
    
Yes.

    > Is this ok per ARINs requirements, assuming you first acquired this space
    > under their multihomed network guidelines?

It's okay regardless of the policy under which you received the space.

                                -Bill





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