Suggestion: Add contact entry to whois
Network Operations Center
noc at nwrain.net
Fri Feb 26 18:29:33 UTC 1999
On Fri, 26 Feb 1999, Phil Howard wrote:
> Owen DeLong wrote:
> > We already have Admin, Tech, and Billing. Would it be possible to consider
> > the addition of an Abuse contact in whois?
Not actually a bad idea for (mail abuse) , But then the Tech
Contact s/b able to remedy the condition by forwarding the
info to postmaster , You have that defined for your domain
don't you ?
> The existing contacts serve that function. If someone at some place is
I disagree with this entirely , in the last few years we have
had a inundation of domain requests mostly from very non-technical
The Administrator, isn't needed to be Technically Competent.
The Technical Contact, -IS- , But in some cases isn't .
The Billing Contact, isn't needed to be Technically Competent.
And on top of this we have people whom have entered registrations
that all of the above are to the same clueless individual .
I would like to see an entry that can -ONLY- be entered
by a -KNOWN- Technical Contact Associated with particular Name
> smurfing you, you don't want to talk to some secretary who is going to
> stick a post-it on some manager's door about it. You want the NOC and
> you want the person in the NOC who can initiate immediate investigation
> and correct the problem. Well, at least I do.
How about a NOC entry ? , But then again Technical Contact s/b
able to forward to [email protected] ....
> Define "abuse". It comes in a lot of categories, anyway. Which category
> do you think an abuse contact should be getting them for? Smurf? Flood?
> Spam? Bad BGP? Hacking?
Yes I agree , original poster Please define .
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