IPv6 doc. prefix (2001:db8::/32) - APNIC object ?

Job Snijders job at instituut.net
Mon Mar 6 16:06:07 UTC 2017


On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 5:03 PM, Alarig Le Lay <alarig at swordarmor.fr> wrote:
> On lun.  6 mars 10:55:18 2017, Brandon Applegate wrote:
>> Just did a whois on the documentation prefix and was surprised to see what looks like a user object registered for it:
>> % Information related to '2001:0DB8::/32AS132111'
>> route6:         2001:0DB8::/32
>> descr:          FUTURE D SDN BHD
>> origin:         AS132111
>> country:        MY
>> mnt-by:         MAINT-FUTUREDSDNBHD-MY
>> changed:        hm-changed at apnic.net 20160523
>> source:         APNIC
>> Any idea what this is ?  I would have thought there might be some sanity check that would have stopped this from getting registered ?
> Hi,
> If you look for TEST-NET-3, it is also registered to APNIC:
> [snip]
> As long as APNIC is a RIR, I don’t see a big issue with that.

Don't confuse an 'inetnum' and a 'route' object. Inetnum's are fine,
as long as their documented purpose is correct. The route object the
OP mentioned makes no sense. AS132111 is not authorised to announce
the IPv6 Documentation prefix.

Kind regards,


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