Who has AS 1712?

Hank Nussbacher hank at efes.iucc.ac.il
Wed Nov 25 04:47:17 CST 2009


At 09:52 25/11/2009 +0000, Florian Weimer wrote:
>* Hank Nussbacher:
>
> > Perhaps the RIRs could get together and agree on a common whois syntax
> > so that when I check one RIR with one syntax - it would work on others
> > as well?  This issue has been around for over 7 years and I can't
> > understand why the RIRs can't find common ground for the sake of the
> > end users?  Even if ARIN or APNIC won't accept "-B -G", then at least
> > let their whois engine just ignore those extra parameters it doesn't
> > understand.  To me it looks like minor software changes.
>
>There's also the little-known issue that the correct syntax for
>querying ARIN's WHOIS for AS number is "23456", and not the "AS23456"
>syntax encoded in multiple tools.

That used to be true.  Don't know when they fixed it - but it was recently 
that AS12345 now works at ARIN.

-Hank


>*sigh*
>
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