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IPv4 smaller than /24 leasing?

Marketplaces - supply and demand and costs to operate as Bill noted (never
thought of that) will settle out the need.

Thank You
Bob Evans

> I am looking at it from an ARIN justification point.  If you are a small
> operator and need a /24 you have justification if you give customer�s
> publics, but is it a great line if you are only giving out publics for
> people who need cameras or need to connect in from the outside world. If I
> need a /24 and I don�t really use it all am I being shady?  It becomes a
> �how much of a grey area is there� kind of thing.
> Justin Wilson
> j2sw at mtin.net
> www.mtin.net
> www.midwest-ix.com
>> On Mar 13, 2018, at 1:37 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Justin Wilson <lists at mtin.net> wrote:
>>> I agree that the global routing table is pretty bloated as is.  But
>>> what kind of a solution for providers who need to participate in BGP
>>> but only need a /25?
>> Hi Justin,
>> If you need a /25 and BGP for multihoming or anycasting, get a /24.
>> The cost you impose on the system by using BGP *at all* is much higher
>> than the cost you impose on the system by consuming less than 250
>> "unneeded" Ip addresses.
>> I did a cost analysis on a BGP announcement a decade or so ago. The
>> exact numbers have changed but the bottom line hasn't: it's
>> ridiculously consumptive.
>> Regards,
>> Bill Herrin
>> --
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