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pTLA request from RCCN
- Subject: pTLA request from RCCN
- From: [email protected] (Bob Fink)
- Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1998 08:49:03 -0700
Below is the pTLA request from the RCCN folk at the National Research Community
Network in Lisbon, Portugal.
Please send your comments on this to the list. If approved, I would like to
assign the pTLA by 15 Sep.
>Date: Fri, 28 Aug 1998 14:02:52 +0100 (WEST)
>From: Pedro Figueiredo <[email protected]>
>To: [email protected]
>Subject: ptla assignment request
>Cc: [email protected], [email protected]
>i am responsible for the rccn (who manages the portuguese research
>network) ipv6 project. fccn would like to apply for a ptla assignment.
>fccn is in charge of managing rccn, the portuguese research community
>network. we've been working with ipv6 since may, with the goal of
>establishing an appropriate transition scheme when the time comes, and
>to assess the benefits for the network.
>1. must have experience with ipv6 in the 6bone, at least as a leaf
>site, and preferably as an NLA transit under a pTLA.
>we are operating a 6bone node at rccn's management center, and have
>established tunnels and bgp4+ routing peers with switch/ch; ul/pt and
>2. must have the ability and intent to provide "production-like" 6bone
>backbone service to provide a robust and operationally reliable 6bone
>we currently run several services on an ipv6 node at rccn's management
>center and have several agreements to connect several institutions who
>have an insterest in ipv6, namely several portuguese universities.
>3. must have a potential "user community" that would be served by
>becoming a pTLA, e.g., the requester is a major player in a region,
>country or focus of interest.
>fccn manages the portuguese national research comunnity network,
>connecting the majority of the universities in the country, as well as
>many research laboratories.
>4. must commit to abide by whatever the 6bone backbone operational
>rules and policies are (currently there are no formal ones, but the
>alain duran draft is a start in trying to define some).
>we hereby state that will abide to the 6bone operational rules and
>thank you very much for your time.