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What is the RIPE Database ? insert: <br />
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RIPE (Reseaux IP Europeens) coordinates TCP/IP networking for the insert: <br />
research community in Europe. It operates under the auspices of RARE insert: <br />
(Reseaux Associees pour la Recherche Europeene). insert: <br />
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One of the activities of RIPE is to maintain a database of European IP insert: <br />
networks, DNS domains and their contact persons. This database content insert: <br />
is public information. This supports NICs/NOCs all over Europe to insert: <br />
perform their respective tasks. insert: <br />
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A domain and its contact persons are represented by different database insert: <br />
objects. This means that for each domain there has to be a domain insert: <br />
object describing the domain and one or more person entries describing insert: <br />
the persons. insert: <br />
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Objects are described by attributes one per line separated by empty insert: <br />
lines. The information stored about domain UKA.DE consists insert: <br />
of five objects, one domain object and four person objects and looks insert: <br />
like this: insert: <br />
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domain: UKA.DE insert: <br />
descr: Universiaet Karlsruhe insert: <br />
descr: Informatik Rechnerabteilung IRA insert: <br />
descr: Am Fasanengarten 5 insert: <br />
descr: D-7500 Karlsruhe, FRG insert: <br />
admin-c: Werner Zorn insert: <br />
tech-c: Michael Rotert insert: <br />
tech-c: Klaus Becker insert: <br />
tech-c: Arnold Nipper insert: <br />
nserver: iraun1.IRA.UKA.DE iramu1.IRA.UKA.DE insert: <br />
nserver: unido.Informatik.Uni-Dortmund.DE insert: <br />
sub-dom: ira insert: <br />
dom-net: 129.13.0.0 192.54.104.0 insert: <br />
changed: nipper@ira.uka.de 910208 insert: <br />
source: RIPE insert: <br />
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person: Werner Zorn insert: <br />
address: Universitaet Karlsruhe insert: <br />
address: Informatikrechnerabteilung insert: <br />
address: Am Fasanengarten 5 insert: <br />
address: D-7500 Karlsruhe insert: <br />
phone: +49 721 608 3981 insert: <br />
fax-no: +49 721 699 284 insert: <br />
e-mail: zorn@ira.uka.de insert: <br />
changed: dfk@cwi.nl 11-Apr-90 insert: <br />
source: RIPE insert: <br />
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person: Michael Rotert insert: <br />
address: Universitaet Karlsruhe insert: <br />
address: Informatikrechnerabteilung insert: <br />
address: Am Fasanengarten 5 insert: <br />
address: D-7500 Karlsruhe insert: <br />
phone: +49 721 608 4221 insert: <br />
fax-no: +49 721 699 284 insert: <br />
e-mail: rotert@ira.uka.de insert: <br />
nic-hdl: MR78 insert: <br />
changed: dfk@cwi.nl 11-Apr-90 insert: <br />
source: RIPE insert: <br />
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person: Klaus Becker insert: <br />
address: Universitaet Karlsruhe insert: <br />
address: Informatikrechnerabteilung insert: <br />
address: Am Fasanengarten 5 insert: <br />
address: D-7500 Karlsruhe insert: <br />
phone: +49 721 608 3973 insert: <br />
fax-no: +49 721 699 284 insert: <br />
e-mail: becker@ira.uka.de insert: <br />
changed: dfk@cwi.nl 11-Apr-90 insert: <br />
source: RIPE insert: <br />
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person: Arnold Nipper insert: <br />
address: Universitaet Karlsruhe insert: <br />
address: Informatikrechnerabteilung insert: <br />
address: Am Fasanengarten 5 insert: <br />
address: D-7500 Karlsruhe insert: <br />
phone: +49 721 608 4331 insert: <br />
fax-no: +49 721 699 284 insert: <br />
e-mail: nipper@ira.uka.de insert: <br />
nic-hdl: AN45 insert: <br />
changed: dfk@cwi.nl 11-Apr-90 insert: <br />
source: RIPE insert: <br />
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How to access the Database ? insert: <br />
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The database is public. It can be accessed via a whois server insert: <br />
on host whois.ripe.net (tcp port 43). The whole database is also insert: <br />
available via anonymous ftp from ftp.ripe.net as file ripe.db in insert: <br />
directory ripe/dbase. insert: <br />
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How to submit information to the Database ? insert: <br />
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Database updates should be sent via electronic mail to insert: <br />
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auto-dbm@ripe.net insert: <br />
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Below you find a template for domain objects. Be sure to supply a person insert: <br />
object for each contact person mentioned in the network objects. insert: <br />
Of course you need not supply person objects if they are already insert: <br />
present in the database and the information is still correct. insert: <br />
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Before submitting please delete all indented explanatory text from the insert: <br />
templates to save mail bandwidth. The text you submit should start in insert: <br />
column one. insert: <br />
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Thank you for your cooperation. insert: <br />
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RIPE Database Management insert: <br />
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domain: insert: <br />
IP domain name insert: <br />
Format: Full qulified domain name without trailing ".". insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
domain: UKA.DE insert: <br />
Mandatory insert: <br />
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descr: insert: <br />
Description of the domain. insert: <br />
Give organisation and place. insert: <br />
Postal address is not needed, this can be found via the contacts. insert: <br />
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Format: free text, one line per entry, multiple lines in sequence insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
descr: Universiaet Karlsruhe insert: <br />
descr: Informatik Rechnerabteilung IRA insert: <br />
Mandatory insert: <br />
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admin-c: insert: <br />
Name of administrative contact person. insert: <br />
This is someone who will be contacted about administrative insert: <br />
things such as domain registration etc. insert: <br />
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This must be the same string as in the corresponding insert: <br />
person entry. Such a person entry has to exist. insert: <br />
If the person name is ambiguous, use the nic handle. insert: <br />
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Format: <firstname> <initials> <lastname> insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
admin-c: John E. Doe insert: <br />
Mandatory, Multiple insert: <br />
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zone-c: insert: <br />
Name of the zone contact for the domain. insert: <br />
This is the person listed in the SOA record for the domain. insert: <br />
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See admin-c above insert: <br />
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tech-c: insert: <br />
Name of technical contact person. insert: <br />
This is someone to be contacted for technical problems insert: <br />
such as (mis)behavior of nameservers on the net etc. insert: <br />
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See admin-c above. insert: <br />
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nserver: insert: <br />
List of nameservers for of this domain. Primary first. insert: <br />
Format: Full qualified domainname without trailing "." OR insert: <br />
IP Adress(es) of the nameserver. insert: <br />
example: insert: <br />
nserver: iraun1.IRA.UKA.DE insert: <br />
Mandatory, Multiple insert: <br />
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sub-dom: insert: <br />
List of subdomains of the domain insert: <br />
Format: Relative domainname to the domain. insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
sub-dom: ira insert: <br />
Mandatory, Multiple insert: <br />
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dom-net: insert: <br />
List of IP networks in this domain. insert: <br />
Format: dotted quad including trailing 0s insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
dom-net: 129.13.0.0 192.54.104.0 insert: <br />
Optional, Multiple insert: <br />
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remark: insert: <br />
Remarks insert: <br />
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Format: text string insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
remark: MX record only insert: <br />
Optional insert: <br />
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changed: insert: <br />
Who and when changed this last. insert: <br />
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Format: <email-address> YYMMDD insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
changed: johndoe@terabit-labs.nn 900401 insert: <br />
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source: RIPE insert: <br />
Source of the information. insert: <br />
This is used to separate information from different sources insert: <br />
kept by the same database software. insert: <br />
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Format: RIPE insert: <br />
Mandatory insert: <br />
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person: insert: <br />
Full name. insert: <br />
This must be the same as the corresponding contact attributes. insert: <br />
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Format: first names first, no commas etc. insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
person: John E. Doe insert: <br />
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address: insert: <br />
Postal address insert: <br />
Include everything necessary for paper mail to be delivered. insert: <br />
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Format: multiple lines of text insert: <br />
City and post code on a single line. insert: <br />
Country on the last line. insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
address: Terabit Labs Inc. insert: <br />
address: Industrial Estate North insert: <br />
address: North Perpendicular Road 12 insert: <br />
address: NN-1234 Northtown insert: <br />
address: Northern Nowhere insert: <br />
Mandatory insert: <br />
insert: <br />
phone: insert: <br />
Telephone insert: <br />
Multiple numbers in the desired order please (secretariats etc.). insert: <br />
insert: <br />
Format: International +<country-code> <city> <subscriber> insert: <br />
If no direct inward dialing is available, insert: <br />
please append "ext." and extension number. insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
phone: +31 20 12334676 insert: <br />
phone: +44 123 987654 ext. 4711 insert: <br />
Mandatory, Multiple insert: <br />
insert: <br />
fax-no: insert: <br />
Telefax insert: <br />
insert: <br />
see phone insert: <br />
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e-mail: insert: <br />
Electronic mail address. insert: <br />
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Format: Valid domain address please (if possible no !, %, ::) insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
e-mail: johndoe@terabit-labs.nn insert: <br />
insert: <br />
nic-hd: insert: <br />
NIC handle. An identifier used by SRI-NIC to unambiguously refer insert: <br />
to Internet people. insert: <br />
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Format: NIC format insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
nic-hd: JD0401 insert: <br />
Optional but strongly suggested for those who have a NIC handle. insert: <br />
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insert: <br />
remark: insert: <br />
Remarks insert: <br />
insert: <br />
Format: text string insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
remark: RIPE coordinator Northern Nowhere insert: <br />
Optional insert: <br />
insert: <br />
changed: insert: <br />
Who and when changed this last. insert: <br />
insert: <br />
Format: <email-address> YYMMDD insert: <br />
Example: insert: <br />
changed: johndoe@terabit-labs.nn 900401 insert: <br />
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insert: <br />
source: RIPE insert: <br />
Source of the information. insert: <br />
This is used to separate information from different sources insert: <br />
kept by the same database software. insert: <br />
insert: <br />
Format: RIPE insert: <br />
Mandatory insert: </p>

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