[ARIN-consult] Community Consultation on IRR Route Validation

Job Snijders job at ntt.net
Tue Mar 17 14:16:40 EDT 2015

Dear ARIN & operators,

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 01:30:50PM -0400, ARIN wrote:
> The following suggestions submitted via the ARIN Consultation and
> Suggestion Process (ACSP) are related to the topic of validation between
> an Internet Routing Registry (IRR) and the ARIN registry database.
> * 2015.3: Tie Route Objects in IRR to Netblocks of RIR Database
> * 2014.30: Reflect Returns in IRR Data
> * 2008.14: Construct Validated IRR Data
> * Should ARIN begin a new project to enable IRR route object
> validation to the ARIN registry database?


> * If yes, should this effort be coordinated with other RIRs to help
> facilitate cross-registry authentication?

Yes, without doubt.

> * If yes, should this effort also support third party IRR route object
> authentication?

The moment ARIN's IRR would become the de-facto, reliable place to store
IRR objects related to ARIN space, a registry like NTTCOM (currently
second largest registry on the planet) could consider to offload
authorisation/validation checks to ARIN instead of taking things at

We have a lot to gain!

Kind regards,


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