IRRd Add New Maintainer (irr_rpsl_submit ?)

Eduardo Meyer dudu.meyer at
Wed May 18 06:35:50 UTC 2011

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 2:23 AM, Eduardo Meyer <dudu.meyer at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have installed IRRd and I am trying to set it up, just for study
> purposes. I have successfully mirrored some DBs but I cant handle to
> make my very first maintainer creation. irrd-user.pdf seems to be the
> only documentation around and it says nothing about "How the admin
> creates a maintainer" it only says that the password used in irrd.conf
> is the one.
> Here's what I am trying:
> # cat /tmp/step-1
> mntner: MAINT-AS65500
> descr: Test Inc
> admin-c: Dudu M
> tech-c:  Dudu M
> upd-to: eduardo.meyer at
> mnt-nfy: eduardo.meyer at
> mnt-by: MAINT-AS65500
> auth: MAIL-FROM eduardo.meyer at
> changed: eduardo.meyer at 20110518
> source: SAMPLEDB
> And the command:
> # cat /tmp/step-1 | /usr/local/sbin/irr_rpsl_submit -x -D -v -E
> "db-admin at" -c "23AWrNgTooc32"
> I always get the following error:
> May 18 04:23:16 [18267] #ERROR: New maintainers must be added by a DB
> administrator.
> May 18 04:23:16 [18267] Forwarding new request to db-admin at
> Can someone please help me? I know it seems very simple but I have no
> idea how to do that.
> Thank you.

I managed adding the appropriated entries on my .db file by hand but I
believe there's a better way to do so, since this way a restart is

I am sorry asking it up here but I believe someone will be able to
help be since irrd-discuss mailing list is so quiet.

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