[ARIN-consult] Community Consultation on IRR Route Validation. attorney client communication.

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Apr 1 10:47:43 EDT 2015

On Apr 1, 2015, at 10:43 AM, Andrew Dul <andrew.dul at quark.net> wrote:
> On 3/31/2015 2:09 PM, John Curran wrote:
>> On Mar 31, 2015, at 4:52 PM, Gert Doering <gert at space.net> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> Now, I understand that you can buy a maintainer object, and thus protect
>>> your own address space - but as a user of the RADB, how can I see which
>>> objects are legitimate, and which (paid-for!) maintainers just put in
>>> stuff that does not belong to them?
>> On a (slightly) related question...  Are there organizations, e.g. security
>> or management service providers, that put entries in routing registries and 
>> update them on behalf of their customers?   I've heard folks mention this now
>> and then, but have no direct experience (and it could easily be relevant to 
>> understanding goals and requirements for any changes)
> I have created IRR records on behalf of customers in the past.  This is
> most often done for stub networks who are either singly homed to your
> network or multihomed with another network.  The customer often doesn't
> have the experience and/or currently doesn't or doesn't want to maintain
> the technical expertise to manage these types of routing records.

How often does that pose a problem when the customers move on
to another provider?  Is that a minor issue or do we end up with
outdated cruft in the IRR as a result?


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