ARIN sucks?

Jon Lewis jlewis at
Sun Sep 17 19:22:20 UTC 2006

On Sun, 17 Sep 2006, Hank Nussbacher wrote:

>> Also, you're incorrect on the process.  You can definitely get an ASN
>> without IP space.
> I find that fascinating.  The ARIN template:
> states:
> 12. Indicate all IP address blocks currently in use in
>    your network.
> You fill in "none" and ARIN has given you an ASN?  Under what conditions?

If you have no IP space in use, what do you plan to do with an ASN?  It is 
pretty common to get an ASN from ARIN while using PA IP space, never 
getting (or requesting) space from ARIN or other RIRs.

  Jon Lewis                   |  I route
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  Atlantic Net                |
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