NRPM 2012.1 – New Policies Implemented

Posted: Monday, 30 January 2012

A new version of the ARIN Number Resource Policy Manual (NRPM) has been published to the ARIN website. NRPM version 2012.1 is effective 30 January 2012 and supersedes the previous version. NRPM 2012.1 contains the implementation of the following policies:

In September we reported that 2011-3 had been partially implemented to allow IPv6 allocations up to and including /24s. 2011-3 is now fully implemented to allow larger allocations in accordance with the policy.

2011-3 was adopted by the ARIN Board of Trustees on 10 June 2011. 2011-8 and 2011-10 were adopted on 16 December 2011. Board minutes are available at:

The NRPM is available at:

Draft policies and proposals are available at:

The ARIN Policy Development Process is available at:


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