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Concluded WG Procedures for Internet/Enterprise Renumbering (pier)

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WG Name Procedures for Internet/Enterprise Renumbering
Acronym pier
Area Operations and Management Area (ops)
State Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-pier-01 Approved
Document dependencies
Personnel Chairs Bill Manning, Roger Fajman
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Final Charter for Working Group

PIER will fill the niche between the ADDRCONF, CIDRD, DHCP, SERV-LOC,
and other working groups as needed in identifying processes and
procedures, tools and techniques for renumbering in both the IPv4 and
IPv6 environments. Since IPv6 is still in development, the main focus
will be IPv4 environments. Emphasis will be placed on identifying the
places where hardcoded IP addresses are used and documenting those
places. If there are viable alternatives to hardcoded IP addresses, the
working group will document those as well. The end results of these
investigations will be a series of documents on renumbering issues and
recommendations on what actions might be taken to address those issues
where there is no currently viable alternative. These recommendations
will be to other working groups and/or areas regarding possible
improvements to protocols that would aid in renumbering. The PIER
working group will not develop such protocols itself.


Date Milestone Associated documents
Jul 1996 Submit Internet-Draft on the Effects of renumbering on network visability.
Jul 1996 Submit Internet-Draft of Case Histories.
May 1996 Produce and refine numbering papeers and case histories via active encouragement for people to practice renumbering.
Apr 1996 Submit Internet-Draft on Where IP addresses are used.
Mar 1996 Submit Tool Catalog as an Internet-Draft.
Feb 1996 Submit document on How to renumber a small site as an Internet-Draft.
Jan 1996 Submit Goals and Objectives document as an Internet-Draft.