[dns-operations] [Fwd: 2005-02 implementation: IP assignments for anycasting DNS]
rjoffe at centergate.com
Wed Sep 27 20:42:02 UTC 2006
On Sep 27, 2006, at 1:05 PM, Rick Wesson wrote:
> not being in the RIPE region, i'd still like to offer a anycasting dns
> service in the ARIN region; does ARIN have a block to make the same
> micro assignments from?
They do make micro-allocations to TLD operators. However, as in RIPEs
case, this anycast assignment covers TLDs specifically and
exclusively. There isn't an anycast allocation policy for non-TLD DNS
As far as I know ;-)
> Doug Barton wrote:
>> May be of interest, in case you're not somehow on one of the many
>> lists this was sent to. :)
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: 2005-02 implementation: IP assignments for anycasting DNS
>> Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 11:42:42 +0200
>> From: leo vegoda <leo at ripe.net>
>> Dear Colleagues,
>> Following a request, this announcement is being sent to a few ops
>> focused mailing lists.
>> We are pleased to announce that we will be able to accept e-mailed
>> requests for assignments for anycasting DNS servers from 2 October
>> 2006. The request form and supporting notes will be available from
>> the RIPE Document Store at:
>> We will make a separate announcement when it is possible to make
>> requests via the LIR Portal.
>> Assignments for anycasting DNS will come from reserved blocks:
>> * IPv4 Anycast Assignments (/24) from 188.8.131.52/18
>> * IPv6 Anycast Assignments (/48) from 2001:0678::/29
>> You may want to update your filters.
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