APNIC description: "unknown"

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 22:33:36 CST 2011


curses arin-restful-output!

$ whois -h whois.afrinic.net 168.167.168.34
% This is the AfriNIC Whois server.

% Note: this output has been filtered.

% Information related to '168.167.0.0 - 168.167.255.255'

inetnum:        168.167.0.0 - 168.167.255.255
netname:        BOTSNET
descr:          Botswana Telecommunications Corporation
descr:          Independance Avenue, Government Enclave

(the 41 block in the original email does just show as allocated to
AFRINIC only though)

-Chris

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 11:29 PM, Christopher Morrow
<morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 11:14 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> Interesting... "The Leadig Provider in Dhaka" is using hijacked addresses.
>
> .... botswana (not the same direct area. but one I happened to notice
> this same thing happening with this weekend)
>
> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> ;bw.                            IN      NS
>
> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> bw.                     86400   IN      NS      ns4.btc.bw.
> bw.                     86400   IN      NS      rain.psg.com.
> bw.                     86400   IN      NS      vpsm.btc.bw.
> bw.                     86400   IN      NS      hippo.ru.ac.za.
> bw.                     86400   IN      NS      bw.auth-servers.net.
> bw.                     86400   IN      NS      ns1.btc.bw.
>
> ns4.btc.bw.             32809   IN      A       168.167.253.20
> ns1.btc.bw.             32735   IN      A       168.167.168.34
>
> NetRange:       168.167.0.0 - 168.167.255.255
> CIDR:           168.167.0.0/16
> OriginAS:
> NetName:        AFRINIC-168-167-0-0
> NetHandle:      NET-168-167-0-0-1
> Parent:         NET-168-0-0-0-0
> NetType:        Transferred to AfriNIC
> Comment:        This IP address range is under AFRINIC responsibility.
> Comment:        Please see http://www.afrinic.net/ for further details,
> Comment:        or check the WHOIS server located at whois.afrinic.net.
> RegDate:        2005-02-21
> Updated:        2005-02-21
> Ref:            http://whois.arin.net/rest/net/NET-168-167-0-0-1
>
> OrgName:        African Network Information Center
> OrgId:          AFRINIC
> Address:        Level 11ABC
> Address:        Raffles Tower
> Address:        Lot 19, Cybercity
> City:           Ebene
> StateProv:
> PostalCode:
> Country:        MU
> RegDate:        2004-05-17
> Updated:        2010-06-28
> Comment:        AfriNIC - http://www.afrinic.net
> Comment:        The African & Indian Ocean Internet Registry
>
> Seems like Afrinic has some records-keeping-issues...
>
> -chris
>
>> Owen
>>
>> On Jan 31, 2011, at 8:00 PM, Richard Barnes wrote:
>>
>>> Some times they're not so anonymous  :)
>>>
>>> 122.200.40.0/21      38272     >>UNKNOWN<<
>>>
>>> <http://122.200.40.5/>
>>>
>>> "Sonargaon Online Limited(SOL) is the leading Internet Service
>>> Provider in Dhaka"
>>>
>>> <http://122.200.40.5/pages/contact_us.htm>
>>>
>>> "
>>> 40/1, Rahman Plaza
>>>
>>> Shahid Faruk Road (4th Floor)
>>>
>>> Jatrabari, Dhaka
>>>
>>> Bangladesh
>>>
>>> Tel : 88-02-7553432
>>>
>>> E-mail : info at sonargaononline.net
>>> "
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 10:00 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Jan 31, 2011, at 6:32 PM, Vovan wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> sorry for possibly trite question, but what does this ">>UNKNOWN<<" mean? e.g.:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Network            Origin AS  Description
>>>>>> 41.222.79.0/24       36938     >>UNKNOWN<<
>>>>>
>>>>> quote from: http://thyme.rand.apnic.net/current/data-add-IANA
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>
>>>>> Vladimir
>>>>
>>>> It's an unallocated address being advertised by an unallocated AS number.
>>>>
>>>> Pretty hard to identify a contact for such a route, no?
>>>>
>>>> Owen
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
>>
>




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