[afnog] RIPE WHOIS & IRR Database for Out-Of-Region Resources
daniel at afrinic.net
Thu Aug 2 05:33:14 UTC 2018
On 02/08/2018, 09:16, Mark Tinka typed:
> It is important that we now begin to seriously use AFRINIC WHOIS and IRR database to document our resources, as that data is replicated with all major IRR databases.
Thanks Mark, I'll add that RADB also replicate all IRR records from the AFRINIC DB too.
> I know that there are also some global operators that are querying the AFRINIC IRR database for filter generation.
And therefore, operators can also (and often do) query the records via RADB. For example:
% whois -h whois.radb.net 2001:42d0:0:200::6
changed: ***@afrinic.net 20150902
And this also means the tools like 'bgpq3' will "just find" the data by default, for example:
% bgpq3 -6 -b as-afrinic
NN = [
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