do I need to maintain with RADB?

Paul Wall pauldotwall at
Sat Feb 21 06:23:58 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 6:21 PM, Heather Schiller
<heather.schiller at> wrote:
> No.  Use of a routing registry is not required.. ARIN's, RADB's or
> otherwise.

It's not required, however it's a good operational best-practice, and
it helps with automating prefix-list generation/management.

> Check w/ your provider, but in most cases you will find that they don't use
> a route registry.

Most is a very strong word.  A number of large providers do,
Level3/Savvis/GX to name a few.  Verizon might not, but they're
becoming increasingly less relevant in the transit marketplace with
every passing day... :)

Drive Slow,
Paul Wall

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