[ARIN-consult] ACSP Consultation: ARIN Internet Routing Registry (IRR) Roadmap

David R Huberman daveid at panix.com
Thu Jan 11 11:05:36 EST 2018


> It is certainly a possibility to run both IRRs in parallel. I'm not so 
> sure if that is the best idea as it may create confusion and/or 
> additional workload.
> Regardless, one of the big questions underneath is how to do the 
> migration of data from the old IRR to the new IRR. Should we start anew 
> and ignore the existing IRR? If we are to try to migrate data, what 
> kinds of validation should we do?  And if we want to prep this a bit, 
> what kind of analysis/reporting would the community like us to present 
> to help guide us all to an answer? I’m not sure it is as simple as 
> only move over old IRR objects to the new IRR when it matches what is 
> seen in the routing system. We believe that in ARIN’s IRR there are a 
> number of backup routes that are registered by vendors who provide 
> services like DDOS protection.

Ah ok. I misunderstood the Proposed Roadmap then, which is why I was 
asking for clarity. The issue is undecided, which makes sense to me. The 
correct answers will come in time, in consultation with all interested 

Thank you,

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