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Re: New IANA IPv4 allocation to AfriNIC (41/8)

  • From: Stephane Bortzmeyer
  • Date: Wed Apr 13 08:02:25 2005

On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 10:14:05AM +0200,
 Jeroen Massar <> wrote 
 a message of 49 lines which said:

> Btw, is there going to be an LACNIC-alike system for transfering
> RIPE/ARIN resources to AfriNIC?

AFAIK, all inetnums belonging to Africa in the RIPE-NCC database have
already been transferred (I don't know for ARIN):

% whois -h 
% This is the RIPE Whois query server #2.
% The objects are in RPSL format.
% Rights restricted by copyright.
% See

inetnum: -
org:          ORG-AFNC1-RIPE
netname:      AFRINIC-NET-TRANSFERRED-20050223
descr:        This network has been transferred to AFRINIC
remarks:      These IP addresses are assigned in the AFRINIC region.
remarks:      Authoritative registration information for this network
remarks:      is available for query and modification in
remarks:      the AFRINIC whois database: or
remarks:      web site:
remarks:      The routing registry information (route(6) objects)
remarks:      may be published in any Routing Registry, including
remarks:      RIPE Whois Database
country:      EU # country is really somewhere in African Region
admin-c:      AFRI-RIPE
tech-c:       AFRI-RIPE
status:       ALLOCATED PA
mnt-by:       RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
mnt-routes:   RIPE-NCC-RPSL-MNT
changed: 20050223
source:       RIPE