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References to Non-Existing Person/Role Objects

Some objects have references to nonexistent person or role objects in their contact attributes. These contacts should be corrected by adding a person object and changing the reference to an existing one.


Consider the following object:

inetnum: -
netname: RD
descr: RD Consultants
country: N/A
admin-c: RD1322
tech-c: RD1322
notify: [email protected]
mnt-by: RIPE-DBM
changed: [email protected] 19970124
source: RIPE
In the following object, RD1322 is non-existing:
$ whois RD1322
% This is the RIPE Whois server.
% The objects are in RPSL format.
% Please visit for more information.
% Rights restricted by copyright.
% See

%ERROR:101: no entries found
% No entries found in the selected source(s).