RADB

Charles Gucker cgucker at onesc.net
Thu Oct 9 05:02:09 UTC 2014


Take a look:

https://www.arin.net/resources/routing/

charles


On Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 10:35 PM, Brandon Wade <brandonwade at yahoo.com> wrote:
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>>> For a newbie, how does one go about learning the basic's of IRRd.
>
> That pretty much sums it up. I feel like I'm stuck reading RFC's that are too overly complex for something that seems like it shouldn't be complex. Anyone know of a
> quick 101 intro to routing registries with a simple example of an AS
> that has two upstream providers and a handful of peers and downstream
> AS's?
>
> Brandon
>
>
> On Wednesday, October 8, 2014 8:15 PM, Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at snappytelecom.net> wrote:
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>
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> I can relate to this, having gone thru a similar process/experience fairly recently in using IRRd..
>
> So the real question Brandon is asking..
>
> For a newbie, how does one go about learning the basic's of IRRd.
>
> Speaking for myself, if there is a good answer, I would welcome it.
>
> Here is what I had to do...
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>   1. Used Radb lookup on different AS-Set and ASN to get a feel on how others were using this resource.
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>    2.  Went thru the ARIN IRRd Tutorial / info pages on how to create records etc.
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>    3.  Did Google searches on finding some of the older NANOG presentations about IRRd.
>
> Regards
>
> Faisal Imtiaz
> Snappy Internet & Telecom
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Brandon Wade" <brandonwade at yahoo.com>
>> To: nanog at nanog.org
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 4:44:07 PM
>> Subject: RADB
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I really don't know where else to post this. I recently subscribed to RADB
>> and added route objects and route6 objects for our prefixes we announce. Of
>> course an aut-num object was created and I created a list of ASN's that are
>> downstream customers in an as-set list. But, since this is my first time
>> ever subscribing to a routing registry, I really don't know for sure that
>> I'm doing everything correctly. So, I submitted an e-mail to RADB and
>> requested that they review what I've done and to see if I'm doing it
>> correctly. Well, the reply I received was far less than I could have ever
>> imagined:
>>
>> "RADb is a self-serve service. If you have specific questions, we can
>> address those. However, the type of audit requested is not a part of the
>> standard offering associated with this service."
>>
>> So my question is, how am I supposed to verify that what I've done is what is
>> supposed to be done and that I am doing this correctly?
>>
>> My next question is, why would RADB offer zero support for confirming this?
>> And lastly, why should my organization pay $500 per year to a service that
>> is unwilling to assist in making sure their subscriber is using their
>> service properly?
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Brandon Wade
>>


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