Another area where the RA team has been
> agressively making efforts to maintain current
> information is the maintainer objects.
While I know this is true (I've seen it and applaud
efforts to have accurate POC information for everything),
I am amused by the maint record for AS 2885:
: chops.icp.net-MHRC ; NT-AS2885
descr: People authorized to make changes for AS2885
admin-c: Not Available from RADB
auth: MAIL-FROM email@example.com
auth: MAIL-FROM firstname.lastname@example.org
changed: DBemail@example.com 950201
since I believe that Jessica Yu now reads email at ANS...
> recommendation of the RIPE routing working
> group, the EOF and NANOG, the RA team populated
> the incomplete maintainer objects from
> information in the InterNIC.
Hm, what about the "complete" ones? There is a striking
comparison to be made here:
: chops.icp.net-MHRC ; whois 2885
Information Sciences Institute
4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 1001
Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695
Autonomous System Name: NAP-FOUR
Autonomous System Number: 2885
Manning, William [RA Project Mgr] (WM110) bmanning@ISI.EDU
Record last updated on 17-Aug-94.
between what the InterNIC folks have in their database and
what you have in yours.
Gee, who's got the RIGHT information???
(Automation wants to know...)
> The RA team has announced a
> tool which converts cisco configurations to
> database format, and the team is willing to
> work with any organization which wishes to make
> large scale changes in stale data.
Well, this is good news, actually.