APNIC starts to ration IPv4 addresses #ipv6

The Asia Pacific Regional Registry APNIC has, as of today, begun to ration IPv4 addresses. Down to its last /8 block (around 16 million addresses) APNIC will now only be issuing ¬†existing users with /22 blocks of 1,024 addresses and is urging its customers to accelerate their adoption of IPv6. European registry, RIPE, is expected […]

2 recent slash 8 allocations brings IPv4 x-day forward by 5 months

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has just allocated regional registries RIPE and APNIC a /8 each this month.¬† For the uninitiated a /8 represents¬†2 to the power of 24 IP addresses or 167,77,216. A /8 is the largest block allocation that can be made by IANA and these two have had the effect of […]