GeekTools Whois Proxy and RIPE/RIPE-NCC

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Tue Jan 1 10:56:24 UTC 2013


* Job Snijders:

> In the meantime you could consider setting up an irrd[1], redirect
> queries to that instance instead of whois.ripe.net, and keep it kind
> of fresh by feeding it ftp://ftp.ripe.net/ripe/dbase/ripe.db.gz on a
> daily basis.

RIPE NCC strips all contact information from the bulk exports, so this
isn't a replacement.  But RIPE NCC promised that the bulk exports will
include data related to the (new, mandatory) abuse-c field, so that
data might be more useful again in the future.



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