Introduction to the RIPE NCC and the RIR System
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Introduction to the RIPE NCC and the RIR System



Presentation given by Mihnea-Costin Grigore on 24-25 May 2012 at the ITU Workshop in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Presentation given by Mihnea-Costin Grigore on 24-25 May 2012 at the ITU Workshop in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova



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Introduction to the RIPE NCC and the RIR System Introduction to the RIPE NCC and the RIR System Presentation Transcript

  • Introduction to theRIPE NCC and theRIR SystemMihnea-Costin Grigore, RIPE NCC
  • RIPE NCC• One of the five Regional Internet Registries• Support coordination of Internet operations• Not-for-profit membership organisation• Around 8000 active members• Neutral, Impartial, Open, TransparentMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 2
  • The Five Regional Internet RegistriesMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 3
  • IP Address Distribution /3 IANA /12 RIR /32 LIR /48 /56 /48 End User Allocation PA Assignment PI AssignmentMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 4
  • RIPE Community• Policy forum – Not a legal entity – No official membership – Open to everyone• No voting – Consensus decision making• Work happens at meetings and on mailing lists: – Working Groups – Task forcesMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 5
  • RIPE Meetings• Twice a year• Plenary discussions – Wide ranging topics• Working Group meetings – More specific focus• Policy discussions• Exchange of views and information• Interaction with other Internet stakeholdersMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 6
  • RIPE Policy Development Process• Open – Anyone can participate – Policy meetings – Mailing lists• Transparent – List discussions archived publicly – Meetings transcribed• Developed bottom-up – By the community that use the IP addresses – “Self-regulation” modelMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 7
  • How IPv4 is Distributed LACNIC• IANA distributed ARIN 9 RIPE NCC 35 final /8 blocks on 36 3 February 2011• APNIC reached its APNIC final /8 on 15 April 45 Central Registry 2011 91 AfriNIC “Final /8” policies 5• Other 35 limit access to IPv4 allocationsMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 8
  • Reaching the Next Billion• Around 1.9 billion Internet users now – Five times as many as there were in the year 2000 – Around 29% of all people• Mobile phones are becoming Internet devices – ...and need IP addresses!• The Internet of Things – An IP address on every lightbulb?Mihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 9
  • What RIPE NCC Is Doing• Raise awareness of the problem – Different roles for different sectors – Industry, government, civil society, technical community• Ensure IPv6 is accessible to all• Engage with ALL stakeholdersMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 10
  • RIPE NCC Capacity Building• Training for Local Internet Registries – Targeted at LIRs/RIPE NCC members• IPv6 Roadshow – Targeted at technical staff operating government and large enterprise networks – Collaboration with industry and regional Network Operators Groups (e.g. MENOG) – Launched in Middle East, 2010 – Plans for expanding to CIS regionMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 11
  • ENOG• Eurasia Network Operators’ Group• Regional forum to share knowledge and expertise on issues relevant to the Russian Federation, CIS and Eastern Europe• Three events since June 2011 – ENOG 3 held this week (22-23 May) in Odessa, Ukraine• More information at www.enog.orgMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 12
  • Working with the Public Sector RIPE NCC Government RoundtablesRIPEcommunity Government RIPE Cooperation Working Group Mihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 13
  • RIPE NCC Roundtable Meetings• Regular events since 2005 – Held in Amsterdam and the Middle East (planning)• Participants – 40+ Governments representatives from 18+ countries• Topics covered – IPv6 deployment – IPv4 depletion – Internet governance – DNSSEC – Resource certification (RPKI)Mihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 14
  • RIPE Cooperation Working Group• Formed in 2008 – After work by the Enhanced Cooperation Task Force• Focus on cooperation between private and public sectors• Encouraging participation and input from stakeholders outside the traditional RIPE communityMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 15
  • IPv6 Act Now• One-stop shop for IPv6 information, launched in June 2009• Audience includes business, government and technical communities• Sections include: - How To Act Now - RSS feed of IPv6-related - Community interviews news and developments - Statistics - Links and informationMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 16
  • RIPE Labs• A platform and a tool for the community• You can – Test and evaluate new tools and prototypes – Contribute new ideas and research results – Discover and discuss in forums and blogsMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 17
  • RIPE Labs and IPv6• Update on IPv6 Address Distribution• LIRs can Test IPv6 Reachability Using RIPE Atlas• Measuring IPv6 at the Network and the Customer Level• IPv6 RIPEness: How to Reach the StarsMihnea-Costin Grigore, 25 May 2012 18
  • Questions? Questions?