Disappointing ARIN - A great advertisement for the USA ?
nanog at u61.u22.net
Mon Sep 12 16:46:33 UTC 2011
On Mon, 2011-09-12 at 12:32 -0400, Jon Lewis wrote:
> No he's not. He's complaining that sometime in the past few weeks (or is
> it months now?) ARIN changed the behavior of their whois server. New
> output for the query 220.127.116.11 is (omitting comments):
> Internet Connect Company, Inc. ICC-1 (NET-209-208-0-0-1) 18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
> American Registry for Internet Numbers NET209 (NET-209-0-0-0-0) 126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
> The old behavior was that ARIN's whois server would respond with the data
> from NET-209-208-0-0-1. i.e.
> NetRange: 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
> CIDR: 18.104.22.168/17
> NetName: ICC-1
> NetHandle: NET-209-208-0-0-1
> Parent: NET-209-0-0-0-0
> NetType: Direct Allocation
> This is rather an annoying change for anyone who uses whois much as it
> means every ARIN query is now at least two queries and there are doubtless
> scripts in use to grab information from whois that broke as a result of
> this change. NANOG isn't the place to complain about this though.
> Perhaps PPML is closer to the right place.
Thank you for confirming the problem. I'll try your PPML @ ARIN
With best regards,
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