[arin-tech-discuss] Reassignment Net Payload Example Request

David Huberman dhuberma at arin.net
Wed Sep 19 17:08:19 EDT 2012


Here's a basic new simple reassignment payload I just whipped up to reply
to your email with. In it, is assigned out of the block the
ISP is the registrant of, (which has a net handle of

<net xmlns="http://www.arin.net/regrws/core/v1" >
	<netBlocks>		<netBlock>
			<startAddress></startAddress>			<endAddress></endAddre
		</netBlock>	</netBlocks>

The type is set to s for "assign"ment.

The customerHandle is set to C0123456789, a handle I made up for example
purposes, but which you would obtain from creating the recipient customer
record described at:

The parentNetHandle is set to the block we're assigning from, which in
this example is a /24 direct allocation to our fake ISP. There are a few
different methodologies available to you for teaching your software how to
figure out the parentNetHandle.

netName is a string of text that is set by your organization, but is
required in Whois.

Hope this helps some!

David R Huberman
Principal Technical Analyst, ARIN

On 9/19/12 4:49 PM, "Ramage, David" <david.ramage at chartercom.com> wrote:

I¹m working on a SWIP tool that uses the restful API.  After reading the
docs and fiddling around with the payload for some time I keep getting the
following error:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?><error
d attributes 
 XML payload did not validate against the defined schema.  Please see the
documentation for details.</message></error>
Would it be possible for someone to reply to this message with a
(sanitized) copy of a net payload that has been used for a simple
Thank you for your time,

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