Summary of the RA situation was Re: Routing registry was Re: Sprint BGP filters in 207.x.x.x?
smd at chops.icp.net
Sun Dec 17 05:20:30 UTC 1995
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>>>>> "Elise" == Elise Gerich <epg at merit.edu> writes:
Elise> Another area where the RA team has been
Elise> agressively making efforts to maintain current
Elise> information is the maintainer objects.
While I know this is true (I've seen it and applaud
efforts to have accurate POC information for everything),
I am amused by the maint record for AS 2885:
: chops.icp.net-MHRC ; NT-AS2885
descr: People authorized to make changes for AS2885
admin-c: Not Available from RADB
upd-to: AS2885 at ra.net
auth: MAIL-FROM epg at merit.edu
auth: MAIL-FROM jyy at merit.edu
changed: DB-admin at ra.net 950201
since I believe that Jessica Yu now reads email at ANS...
Elise> recommendation of the RIPE routing working
Elise> group, the EOF and NANOG, the RA team populated
Elise> the incomplete maintainer objects from
Elise> information in the InterNIC.
Hm, what about the "complete" ones? There is a striking
comparison to be made here:
: chops.icp.net-MHRC ; whois 2885
Information Sciences Institute
4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 1001
Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695
Autonomous System Name: NAP-FOUR
Autonomous System Number: 2885
Manning, William [RA Project Mgr] (WM110) bmanning at ISI.EDU
Record last updated on 17-Aug-94.
between what the InterNIC folks have in their database and
what you have in yours.
Gee, who's got the RIGHT information???
(Automation wants to know...)
Elise> The RA team has announced a
Elise> tool which converts cisco configurations to
Elise> database format, and the team is willing to
Elise> work with any organization which wishes to make
Elise> large scale changes in stale data.
Well, this is good news, actually.
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