BoF Report - RIPE 37
Chair: Maldwyn Morris
Scribe: Guy Vegoda - Ta!
Time: 16:00 13/9/2000
Scope: Tools for Members' use specifically related to RIPE Local IR activities
1. Existing Tools
- Asused* - allocation and assignment usage and consistency
- Web141/ip-req-robot* - IP Address request check
- ASinuse - AS number lookup
- Web147 - AS Number request check
- Stt* - mail reply template tool
2. Future Tools
- Secure Web Page: reg info edit, 141/147 submit, gandalf
- PGP for mails to & from hostmaster _at_ ripe _dot_ net
- public version of RIPE NCC ticketing system
- Allocation & Assignment Management Tool?
- Easier Member access to RIPE Databases?
- Scripts to work with proprietary Address Management Systems?
3. Member Tools
Holger Münzof of UUNET gave a talk on RICE, their ASNumber/ASMacro Management Tool
4. Whither the BOF?
- Discuss requirements on mailing list: lir-wg _at_ ripe _dot_ net
- Tools BOFs if a lot to discuss, otherwise RIPE NCC to report in LIR working group.
BOF Report - RIPE 38
Chair: Maldwyn Morris
1. Existing tools
- Net: :IP : Perl Library for the Manipulation of IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses (Manuel Valente, RIPE NCC).
See: Net: : IP on CPAN.
A suggestion for added functionality was gratefully accepted, more comments are welcome at: swcontact@localhost
- AS Request Checking and the Hostmaster Mail Robot (Timur Bakeyev, RIPE NCC)
- Asused Allocation Checks (Timur Bakeyev, RIPE NCC)
2. Tools in development
- Robo-Bijal (Guy Vegoda, Level 3) Nice demonstration and explanation of a useful tool for IP address Management.
- RIPE DB version 3.0 and RPSL Migration (Andrei Robachevski, RIPE NCC)
- Secure Web pages (Maldwyn Morris, RIPE NCC) - Demonstration of plans for RIPE NCC Member-only web pages.
3. Proposal for tools
Chair will bring up co-operative development of IP Address and Request Management Tool for LIRs in a mail on the lir-wg mailing list.
- Chair asked the attendees what they wanted from the BOF
- Most seemed fairly happy with current level of presentations.
- Members are encouraged to try the tools, especially asused and stt.
- They should all work on most modern, Unix-like OSes- bugs welcome at: swcontact@localhost
There were no questions.
Rob suggested creating a new working group: Tools-WG.