[arin-ppml] Revised - Draft Policy ARIN-2021-8: Deprecation of the 'Autonomous System Originations' Field - Input?

Michael Peddemors michael at linuxmagic.com
Tue Jan 18 10:18:26 EST 2022


On 2022-01-17 12:24 p.m., A N wrote:
> Hello I'm co-shepherd of this Draft that was posted 12/16. Any thoughts 
> from the community?
> 
> 
> 
> Draft Policy ARIN-2021-8: Deprecation of the 'Autonomous System 
> Originations' Field
> 
> Problem Statement:
> 
> In the last two decades ARIN has developed multiple services which 
> provide mechanisms for Internet Number Resource holders to publish 
> information about their routing intentions.
> 
> The optional 'OriginAS' field was invented before RPKI existed in 
> practice. At that time, ARIN's Internet Routing Registry (IRR) followed 
> a weak authorization model compared to available and in use today such 
> as RPKI. The 'OriginAS' data was an improvement compared the other 
> mechanisms that were available at that time.
> 
> However, there are some issues with consumption of the data in the 
> OriginAS field:
> 
> Consuming the 'OriginAS' field in a high-scale automated pipeline is 
> challenging. The consumer needs to enter into a 'Bulk Whois Data' 
> agreement with ARIN, download a multiple-gigabytes XML file (which is 
> only generated once a day), parse this XML, and then extract the 
> OriginAS field. Querying objects one-by-one via the HTTPS interface does 
> not scale well.

While it does not scale well, via 'whois' service and https, the 
information can be valuable, where that value is a contributing token 
for certain queries for on the fly tests and checks.

> 
> Policy Statement:
> 
> Remove Section 3.5 “Autonomous System Originations” of the NRPM in its 
> entirety.
> 
> Comments: This should be performed before ARIN eliminates the ARIN-NONAUTH.
> 
> Timetable for implementation: One year after ARIN Board adoption.
> 
> Policy Term: Permanent
> 
> 
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