[lir-wg] AS1 in ripe db ?
Matthew Robinson mjrobinson at genuity.net
Fri Aug 30 10:15:36 CEST 2002
> Dear Pieterjan d'Hertog, > > D'HERTOG Pieterjan wrote: > > Look what I discovered in the RIPE DB... > > > > aut-num: AS1 > > as-name: NETS-AS > > descr: NetServices Autonomous System Number > > admin-c: TBNS1-RIPE > > tech-c: MK2488-RIPE > > notify: hostmaster at switchworld.nl > > mnt-lower: NETS-MNT > > mnt-routes: NETS-MNT > > mnt-by: NETS-MNT > > changed: hostmaster at switchworld.nl 20020814 > > source: RIPE > > > > Should be bbn planet no ? Well, we're called Genuity now but yes it's our North American ASN. Around Europe we're better known as AS7176. > This ASN space is allocated to ARIN as indicated by the as-block AS1 - > AS6. Data in the RIPE Database registered within this block is not > authoritative. > > Unfortunately at the moment we cannot protect ASN space allocated to > ARIN and APNIC as this will make impossible creation of route objects > with originating AS from this space. We are working on implementation of > cross-registry authorisation in the RIPE Database, which will allow us > to lock this space. Would it be worth registering AS1 correctly in the RIPE db as well as ARIN (and RADB) or will this simply cause confusion? > This aut-num, AS1, should not be in the RIPE Database. We will contact > the owners of this object and ask them to delete it. Many thanks for this, I'll pop the lawyers back in their cage for the moment ;-) Kind regards Matthew
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