[arin-ppml] rwhoisd alternatives

Paul G. Timmins ptimmins at clearrate.com
Fri Jun 20 16:50:29 EDT 2008

We built a script that pulls all the allocation data from our custom
inhouse IP tracking database, and rebuilds the rwhois data every 15
minutes out of cron, and we run the stock rwhoisd against those
datafiles. We just extended the schema so we didn't have to deal with
the whole whack of contact handles, and all that other cruft, the output
ends up just looking similar to the RIPE whois when we're done (for
example, whois

Not as cool or sophisticated as some of the more whizbang solutions that
do it in real time, but it works well and made getting our second /21
absolutely painless.


-----Original Message-----
From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On
Behalf Of Dan White
Sent: Friday, June 20, 2008 4:34 PM
To: Mark Kosters
Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] rwhoisd alternatives

Mark Kosters wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 10:30:50AM -0400, Dan White wrote:
>> Is anyone aware of any alternatives to rwhoisd
>> (http://www.rwhois.net)? Preferably open source.
> Another is a python implementation that just came out:
> http://blacka.com/software/python-rwhoisd

Thank You,

Looks like something I can run with.

- Dan
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