[arin-ppml] Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2021-8: Deprecation of the ‘Autonomous System Originations’ Field
owen at delong.com
Mon Oct 31 21:59:20 EDT 2022
> The only question in my mind has been, what is the right timetable for deprecating the ORIGIN-AS field? Currently, some legacy resource holders don’t have access to ARIN’s authenticated IRR or to RPKI and only can use the ORIGIN-AS field. However, with the recent changes to the RSA/LRSA and the deadline to take advantage of the legacy fee cap, legacy resource holders should be properly incentivized to sign an LRSA and resolve this contracting issue well within the current timetable for implementation of this policy. See the following ARIN Announcements;
> I support this Recommended Draft Policy as written.
While it’s true that ARIN does not make the authenticated IRR or RPKI available to legacy holders without a contract, those that care
to publish the information are free to do any of the following:
+ Transfer their legacy resources to RIPE and publish RPKI there
+ Use ALT-DB or another IRR to publish their RPSL statements
I will admit that during the original debate, I opposed the creation of this field expecting that it would end up exactly where it is now. Of limited
use and even less accuracy.
IMHO, it’s well past time to recognize this as a failed experiment and clean up after it.
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