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Re: Unified table of AS names?
- From: william
- Date: Tue Jun 03 06:27:22 2003
Quick corrections to my email -
1. The problem with "UNSPECIFIED" is with RIPE (not ARIN) database
2. when instaling ripe whois client, I'd recommend version "3.1" and not
the latest "3.1.1v.."
On Tue, 3 Jun 2003 email@example.com wrote:
> will give you nice one-line entry for each AS with its number, name and
> description (don't forget to install ripe whois v3 client and change some
> paths in script for it to work on your system)
> There is however as you noted a problem with ARIN database as in many
> places for old AS numbers as-name is "UNSPECIFIED" - for all new AS this
> is required so its not as much of a problem. The script above deals with
> that by assigning pseudo-name "ASnumber" for all unspecified names.
> And unlike geektools, completewhois will do recursive lookup for as in
> proper database (i.e. "whois -h completewhois.com as3320" in below case)
> but it just outputs all the data as is and I think for what you wanted,
> the pataroo script would work best.
> On Mon, 2 Jun 2003, Mike Leber wrote:
> > I'm looking for a unified table of AS names or a tool that could be used
> > to generate such a table.
> > The table at ftp://ftp.arin.net/info/asn.txt only provides ARIN registered
> > AS names, using dig NNNN.rdi.int txt only provides ARIN registered AS
> > names as well, using the geektools whois proxy produces things like:
> > Checking server [whois.arin.net]
> > Results:
> > OrgName: RIPE Network Coordination Centre
> > OrgID: RIPE
> > Address: Singel 258
> > Address: 1016 AB
> > City: Amsterdam
> > StateProv:
> > PostalCode:
> > Country: NL
> > ASNumber: 3154 - 3353
> > ASName: RIPE-ASNBLOCK4
> > ASHandle: AS3154
> > Comment: These addresses have been further assigned to users in
> > Comment: the RIPE NCC region. Contact information can be found in
> > Comment: the RIPE database at http://www.ripe.net/whois
> > RegDate: 1993-12-10
> > Updated: 2003-04-25
> > When a check of RIPE shows:
> > # whois AS3320 -h whois.ripe.net
> > % This is the RIPE Whois server.
> > % The objects are in RPSL format.
> > %
> > % Rights restricted by copyright.
> > % See http://www.ripe.net/ripencc/pub-services/db/copyright.html
> > as-block: AS3154 - AS3353
> > descr: RIPE NCC ASN block
> > remarks: These AS numbers are further assigned by RIPE NCC
> > remarks: to LIRs and end-users in the RIPE NCC region
> > remarks: Please refer to these documents
> > remarks: <http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/ir-policies-procedures.html>
> > <http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/asnrequestform.html>
> > <http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/asnsupport.html>
> > admin-c: CREW-RIPE
> > tech-c: OPS4-RIPE
> > mnt-by: RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
> > mnt-lower: RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
> > changed: firstname.lastname@example.org 20010423
> > changed: email@example.com 20011024
> > changed: firstname.lastname@example.org 20011120
> > changed: email@example.com 20020408
> > source: RIPE
> > aut-num: AS3320
> > as-name: UNSPECIFIED
> > descr: Deutsche Telekom AG
> > descr: Internet service provider operations
> > ...more stuff...
> > Which while you could write a hacked up script that scans for the first
> > description line after finding an aut-num line that was an exact match,
> > leave you wondering questions like is the as-name field unused in the RIPE
> > database (unlike the ARIN database)?
> > I figure there are several people out that that all must have solved this
> > problem independently, perhaps one of them would share? :) :) :)
> > Mike.
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