[arin-tech-discuss] Does it make sense to forego RWhois and move to RESTful API for all customer assignments?
droisman at softlayer.com
Wed May 29 15:09:46 EDT 2013
Hi Brian - um no it appears I dropped the ball on that one, thanks for reminding me. I just submitted the request. . . look for it on the ACSP distro within a couple days.
VP, Network Operations
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| bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of Brian Rak
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| Subject: Re: [arin-tech-discuss] Does it make sense to forego RWhois and
| move to RESTful API for all customer assignments?
| Is there a place I can see if this has already been proposed? I found
| https://www.arin.net/participate/acsp/index.html, but I can't tell if
| there's suggestions there that haven't been confirmed already.
| We'd like to switch over to using the API (instead of sending tons of
| emails), and having one customer object per actual customer seems like
| the way to go.
| On 4/30/2013 9:34 AM, Andy Newton wrote:
| >> 4) Is there a plan to allow us to associate multiple subnets with a
| >> single "Customer" object? At this time, RESTful API is making us create a
| >> new "Customer" object for *each* subnet, which just seems wrong to
| me in
| >> that it creates a bunch of extra data needlessly, and doesn't allow for
| >> reverse queries, e.g. "show all subnets assigned to CustomerXYZ."
| > When we redesigned our systems to accommodate Reg-RWS we did take
| > account the ability to have multiple assignments for a customer. While
| > some work is still required on our end to allow this capability, it is not
| > onerous. If you would like to see ARIN prioritize this capability, the
| > official method for getting it in front of our management team is to
| > submit a suggestion via the ARIN Consultation and Suggestion Process
| > (ACSP). You can find the link to submit an ACSP here:
| > https://www.arin.net/app/suggestion/
| > Thanks for your questions. Let me know if you have any follow up
| > or questions.
| > Andy Newton,
| > Chief Engineer, ARIN
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