do I need to maintain with RADB?
zaid at zaidali.com
Thu Feb 19 17:48:37 CST 2009
Most of all my providers use a route registry and if they don't I would question it. I am all for a route registry but can we adopt one or one of X registries which I think is what is happening. For my ease of management I would like to use one and also pay (and budget) for one since its the same information (or should be).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Heather Schiller" <heather.schiller at verizonbusiness.com>
To: "Zaid Ali" <zaid at zaidali.com>
Cc: "Jon Lewis" <jlewis at lewis.org>, "NANOG list" <nanog at nanog.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2009 3:21:13 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
Subject: Re: do I need to maintain with RADB?
No. Use of a routing registry is not required.. ARIN's, RADB's or
otherwise. You might want to check out this presentation:
This is an entirely different statement from "Your globally unique IP's
should to be allocated to you in an RIR's database before someone routes
them for you" For example 18.104.22.168/14 is allocated to us, you can
see it in ARIN's whois, but it is not registered in ARIN's IRRD, or any
As further proof - note that people publicly route resources that aren't
registered in a "routing registry database" or even registered to them
by an RIR at all:
I'm not saying this is a good thing.. I would like to see the system
drastically improved and secured.. I'm just pointing out how things
actually work today.
Check w/ your provider, but in most cases you will find that they don't
use a route registry.
Heather Schiller Verizon Business
Customer Security 1.800.900.0241
IP Address Management help4u at verizonbusiness.com
Jon Lewis wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Feb 2009, Zaid Ali wrote:
>> 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.
> 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.
> Jon Lewis | I route
> Senior Network Engineer | therefore you are
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