Skip to main content

RIPE Database

The RIPE Database contains registration information for networks in the RIPE NCC service region and related contact details.

Some uses of the RIPE Database and its contents include:

  • Providing accurate registration information of Internet number resources
  • Publishing routing policies by network operators (RIPE IRR)
  • Facilitating coordination between network operators
  • Provisioning of Reverse Domain Name System (rDNS) and ENUM delegations
  • Enabling scientific research into network operations and topology

Earn the RIPE Database Associate certification

You can take our free, online course in the RIPE NCC Academy to learn about the RIPE Database and also get certified!

RIPE NCC Academy
Certified Professionals all badges 16:9 no logo

Quick Links

Get started with the RIPE Database

Database Search

You can query the RIPE Database via the web interface, the RESTful API or a command line tool.

RIPE Database


This is the starting point for information about the RIPE Database.


Learning Resources

You can learn about the RIPE Database by attending a webinar, taking an online course and you can even get certified!

Training Courses and Webinars

Database Updates

Create or update an object in the RIPE Database

Database Updates