3.3 List of Primary Objects

These are the currently supported objects in the RIPE Database that are considered to be primary data.

Object Type

Description

aut-num

Holds information about an Automonous System (AS) Number. If it has “status: ASSIGNED” it is an authoritative resource assigned by the RIPE NCC and is part of the number registry (INR). It can also describe the external routing policy of the AS and is then part of the routing registry (IRR).

domain

Reverse domain registrations. Any changes made to domain objects in the RIPE Database are reflected in the DNS zone files.

inet6num

Allocations and assignments of IPv6 address space.

inetnum

Allocations and assignments of IPv4 address space.

route

IPv4 route advertised on the Internet.

route6

IPv6 route advertised on the Internet.

as-set

Set of aut-num objects.

filter-set

Set of routes matched by its filter.

inet-rtr

Internet router.

peering-set

Set of peerings.

route-set

Set of routes.

rtr-set

Set of routers.