ARIN 38 Members Meeting Notes - Friday, 21 October 2016

Table of Contents

Members Meeting - Opening Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, President and CEO, ARIN
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Head table introductions
  • Overview of meeting agenda

Attendees present in session room: approximately 80

Remote participants present: approximately four

Unique webcast views: approximately 166

ARIN Reports: Engineering

Speaker: Mark Kosters, Chief Technology Officer, ARIN
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Staffing summary and open positions
  • Accomplishments since ARIN 37
  • ARIN Online UI work
    • New ARIN Online welcome screen/dashboard
    • ARIN Online main navigation updated
    • Necessary for SWIP-EZ
    • Usability tests with the community
  • Operational achievements
    • Office move
    • Better security posture
    • DDoS attacks have subsided
    • Old computer room infrastructure was aging
  • ARIN Online usage
  • Reg-RWS transactions
  • DNSSEC update
  • RPKI usage statistics
  • Whois queries per second
  • Whois traffic over IPv6
  • RDAP queries per month
  • IRR maintainers
  • IRR Route/Route6
  • IRR InetNum/Inet6Num
  • IRR object breakout by organization
  • Projects through 2017 Q1
    • Responsive website demo

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Question about the Java 8 choice and if it’s a security issue for ARIN
  • Congratulations on steady improvements to ARIN Online over the past few years
  • Appreciation for the ease of voting online via BigPulse, with follow-up discussion on some challenges ARIN faces internally using BigPulse
  • Appreciation for making ARIN Online mobile responsive, and recommendation to also make www.arin.net mobile responsive

ARIN Reports: Registration Services

Speaker: John Sweeting, Senior Director of Registration Services, ARIN
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • RSD core and support functions
  • Organizations served by ARIN
  • IPv4 Registration Services Agreement coverage in /24s
  • IPv4 Registration Services Agreement coverage over time
  • Summary of request activity
  • IPv4 requests per month
  • IPv4 waiting list growth
  • 8.3 transfers completed per month
  • Inter-RIR transfers completed per month
  • IPv6 requests per month
  • ARIN ISP members with IPv4 and IPv6
  • Telephone helpdesk
  • RSD team

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Kudos for a fresh viewpoint on POC validation, but more work is needed to communicate the value
  • Cost of ASNs versus work involved to receive them
  • Discussion over whether the AC could help facilitate 8.3 transfers that often require an 8.2 transfer up front becoming one single process, instead of two
  • Inclusion of non-ISP subscriber members in charts
  • Tracking IPv6-only organizations
  • Clarification on unique routing policy’s inclusion in Services Document

Advisory Council Report

Speaker: Dan Alexander, Chair, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • AC role in the Policy Development Process (PDP)
  • 2016 policy work
  • Proposals at Public Policy Meetings (AC workload)
  • Thank you to Cathy Aronson, Kevin Blumberg, and Milton Mueller for their service on the AC

There were no comments or questions from the floor following this presentation.

ARIN Financial Report

Speaker: Bill Sandiford, Treasurer, ARIN Board of Trustees
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Finance committee activities
  • Financial results YTD through August 2016
  • Registration revenue
    • Registration revenue by mix %
  • ARIN’s financial reserves through 2016 Q3
  • ARIN reserves and investment guidelines
    • Legal defense fund
    • Operating reserve fund
    • Long term reserve fund

There were no comments or questions from the floor following this presentation.

Board of Trustees Report

Speaker: Paul Andersen, Chair, ARIN Board of Trustees
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Board of Trustees activities
    • Financial/fiduciary
    • Appointments
    • Policies ratified
    • Mission and services
  • Thank you to Cathy Aronson and Vint Cerf for their service

There were no comments or questions from the floor following this presentation.

Open Microphone

Moderator: Paul Andersen, Chair, ARIN Board of Trustees
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Thank you for making and expanding on the ARIN Fellowship Program

Members Meeting - Closing Announcements and Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, President and CEO, ARIN
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Reminder to vote in Board, AC, and NRO NC elections
  • Sponsor acknowledgement
    • Network Connectivity Sponsor: AT&T
    • Webcast Sponsor: Google
  • Meeting survey reminder
  • Upcoming meetings: ARIN on the Roads and ARIN 39 in New Orleans, Louisiana