3.4 List of Secondary Objects

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

Object Type

Description

as-block

Delegation of a range of Autonomous System (AS) Numbers to a given Regional Internet Registry or marked as reserved.

irt

Contact and authentication information about a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT).

key-cert

Public key certificate that is stored on the server, to be used with a mntner object for authentication when performing updates.

mntner

Authentication information needed to authorise creation, deletion or modification of the objects protected by the mntner.

organisation

Details of an organisation that hold some resources.

person

Technical, administrative and DNS zone contacts. Also sometimes used to show an End User of a resource who has no involvement in the management of the resource. Contains personal information.

poem

Humorous poem to keep network engineers happy.

poetic-form

Type of humour for a poem object.

role

Technical, administrative, DNS zone and abuse contacts - describes a role performed by one or more people. Should contain business information only.