IP assignment for virtual webhosting
Poul-Henning Kamp phk at critter.freebsd.dk
Thu Nov 18 19:29:39 CET 1999
In message <6FA15EC018C1D211AA4C0008C70D033002C89D06 at l3londmail02.eu.l3.com>, "Bhabuta, Denesh" writes: >> You also don't take notice of the fact that RIPE have stated >> that they do >> not want us to update the RIPE database with our Dial-Up IPs, >> the majority >> of what you continually show in your little table... > >I will agree with Sam's sentiments/comments here... RIPE indeed did say that >and preferred to receive static verification tables once a week... well it >was the case when I worked at Demon... It doesn't change the fact that the RIPE database doesn't reflect reality. Adding ONE "ASSIGNED record, covering the entire range of addresses, stating in text that these addresses are used for bla bla bla, and that you can contact bla bla bla for actual information would make the RIPE database consistent and remove uk.demon from the list I pressume. I am sure that RIPE would ask Demon to maintain one record in the database per IP#, but I'm also sure that RIPE would not be against adding one record for the range. At least that is what they asked dk.cybercity to do for similar usage. -- Poul-Henning Kamp FreeBSD coreteam member phk at FreeBSD.ORG "Real hackers run -current on their laptop." FreeBSD -- It will take a long time before progress goes too far!
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