Draft Policy ARIN-2012-3: ASN Transfers

Status: NRPM 8.3

Tracking Information

Discussion Tracking

Mailing List:

Formal introduction on PPML on 14 March 2012

Origin - ARIN-prop-157

Draft Policy - 14 March 2012 (with staff assessment)

Last Call - 30 April through 14 May 2012

AC recommended adoption - 17 May 2012

Adopted - Implementation no later than 31 July 2012

Implemented - 31 July 2012

Public Policy Mailing List

ARIN Public Policy Meeting:


ARIN Advisory Council:

AC Shepherds:
Scott Leibrand and Bill Sandiford


ARIN Board of Trustees:

6 June 2012



31 July 2012

Draft Policy ARIN-2012-3
ASN Transfers

Date: 14 March 2012

Policy statement:

In NRPM 8.3, replace "IPv4 number resources" with "IPv4 number resources and ASNs".


There are legitimate use cases for transferring ASNs, and no significant downsides (identified to date) of allowing it.

Timetable for implementation: Immediate