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Re: not in the databases

  • From: Philip Smith
  • Date: Tue Nov 27 17:30:17 2001

My theory is that DISO-UNRRA were originally allocated through in the classful world - these are all in the ARIN DB under various military guises. When CIDR came along, it seems that someone must have decided that because was now available and part of a bigger block, it could be added to the announcement, etc...?

There are a total of four like this:

Network Origin AS Description 568 DISO-UNRRA 10455 Lucent Technologies 568 DISO-UNRRA 568 DISO-UNRRA

Just a theory - but the above 4 could do with the x.0.0.0/16 being put in ARIN's db, if the allocation can be proven...


At 12:03 27/11/2001 -0500, Leo Bicknell wrote:

On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 06:56:40PM +0200, Rafi Sadowsky wrote:
>  Says who ? - maybe you didn't check the right one ?

Perhaps I should restate my complaint a bit.  I think all three
of these stand on their own.

* If sub-bits of an allocation are in the ARIN database,
  I think the supernet should be in the ARIN database.

* ARIN seems to have a good many, if not all of the .MIL
  supernets, but doesn't have this one.

* Having .MIL say they have address space is not proof
  that they own the whole block, anymore than saying
  I now own 20 class A's is proof that they are mine.

In any event, I'd just like network lookups to work in some sane
way, so when operators need to check something they can get accurate

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