AS 1717 and 5511 ?

Joe Abley jabley at
Fri Jul 23 00:00:16 UTC 1999

On Thu, Jul 22, 1999 at 04:50:47PM -0700, Ulf Zimmermann wrote:
> While doing some analyzing of traffic, AS paths, etc. I saw
> very often AS 1717 and 5511. ARIN doesn't show anything for 1717
> in the whois database. 5511 shows as being in a block to RIPE.
> Ripe shows nothing for 5511 or 1717. The address blocks seems
> to be all routed to, who is also listed as AS1717-MNT.
> Wonder how many more AS numbers are out there not listed....

Which RIPE db were _you_ looking in? :)

  jabley at buddha[95]$ rwhois -h as1717

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  aut-num:     AS1717
  descr:       RENATER
  descr:       Reseau National de telecommunications pour la Technologie
  descr:       l'Enseignement et la Recherche
  descr:       FR
  admin-c:     DV321-RIPE
  tech-c:      FS65-RIPE
  tech-c:      JU24-RIPE
  mnt-by:      AS1717-MNT
  changed:     rensvp at 19990211
  source:      RIPE

  jabley at buddha[96]$ rwhois -h as5511

  aut-num:     AS5511
  descr:       OPENTRANSIT
  descr:       France Telecom Reseaux et Services Internationaux
  admin-c:     JQ74-RIPE
  tech-c:      PJ649-RIPE
  tech-c:      CC254-RIPE
  mnt-by:      FTRSI
  changed:     jean.quevarec at 19990716
  source:      RIPE


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