2005-02 implementation: IP assignments for anycasting DNS

Dear Colleagues,

Following a request, this announcement is being sent to a few ops
focused mailing lists.

We are pleased to announce that we will be able to accept e-mailed
requests for assignments for anycasting DNS servers from 2 October
2006. The request form and supporting notes will be available from
the RIPE Document Store at:


We will make a separate announcement when it is possible to make
requests via the LIR Portal.

Assignments for anycasting DNS will come from reserved blocks:

* IPv4 Anycast Assignments (/24) from
* IPv6 Anycast Assignments (/48) from 2001:0678::/29

You may want to update your filters.