do I need to maintain with RADB?

Bruce Robertson bruce at greatbasin.net
Thu Feb 19 16:19:42 CST 2009


But I pay for all that already, so it seems that using ARIN is a no-brainer.

Zaid Ali wrote:
> It's not entirely free since you have to pay an AS maintenance fee and if you are assigned a netblock directly then you pay maintenance on that also. I would rather maintain everything in one place rather than paying an extra $495 to RADB if my BGP peers can source it from ARIN. 
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> Zaid
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> From: "Bruce Robertson" <bruce at greatbasin.net>
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> Is the ARIN registry free, then?
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> Jon Lewis wrote:
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>> On Thu, 19 Feb 2009, Zaid Ali wrote:
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>>> Hi, need some advise here. Do I still need to maintain my objects 
>>> (and pay) RADB? I use ARIN as source and all my route objects can be 
>>> verified with a whois.
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>> If your objects are all maintained via another routing registry 
>> (ARIN's, altdb, etc.) and you don't care to maintain objects with 
>> radb.ra.net, then you do not need to pay RADB maintenance fees.
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