[arin-discuss] Multiple POCs and associated cruft - anyscalable solution?
isaac at 4siwi.com
Mon Jul 21 18:54:42 EDT 2014
Are we talking about ORG-IDs? That is what I'm having a problem with.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at delong.com>
To: "Jay Hennigan" <jay at impulse.net>
Cc: <arin-discuss at arin.net>
Sent: Monday, July 21, 2014 3:20 PM
Subject: Re: [arin-discuss] Multiple POCs and associated cruft - anyscalable
> Have you considered not purchasing from vendors that do this to you
> until the correct it on your behalf?
> On Jul 21, 2014, at 11:17 , Jay Hennigan <jay at impulse.net> wrote:
>> I have an ARIN POC identifier that dates back to when it was an Internic
>> handle. I'm the network guy for a regional ISP in Southern California.
>> Occasionally we need to order a circuit out of region for a customer,
>> and in the process typically a /29 of IPv4 space from another carrier.
>> Invariably, for each and every one of these some automated process of
>> the carrier generates another ARIN POC for me. No amount of cajoling or
>> requests to the carrier (I'm talking about you, AS209) to use the
>> existing one seems to be heard.
>> As a result, every few months I wind up with a dozen or more ARIN POCs,
>> each of which generates annual verification requests, each of which
>> requires me to log in and create a profile, password, etc. This simply
>> doesn't scale.
>> There is no easy way to get these consolidated into my primary POC.
>> Every few months I gather the latest bunch of them and place a phone
>> call to ARIN and they work some behind the scenes magic to get them all
>> I'm about to do this yet again, but it is a PITA. What if anything are
>> others doing about this? Just ignoring all of the verification cruft
>> emails doesn't seem to be the right thing to do, and ARIN's web-based
>> forms remind me of the original Adventure game. "You're in a little
>> maze of twisty passages, all different."
>> Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering - jay at impulse.net
>> Impulse Advanced Communications - http://www.impulse.net/
>> Your local telephone and internet company - 805 884-6323 - WB6RDV
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