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RE: ARIN sucks? was Re: Kremen's Buddy?
>Richard A Steenbergen wrote: >>Try looking at it from an outsider's point of view instead. If you're >>new to dealing with ARIN, it is not uncommon to find the process is >>absolutely baffling, frustrating, slow, expensive, and requiring >>intrusive disclosure just shy of an anal cavity probe. >>Hank Said, >>I recently had to do the ARIN process for a customer from beginning to end. Never had experience with ARIN, >>nor its methods or templates (only RIPE experience). >>Took 5 weeks to get a /19 and then an additional 4 weeks to get the ASN. YMMV. YMMV, but my mileage has been just as bad yours, in some cases worse. Converting from swip's to RWHOIS took 6 months. ARIN is painful. Overly painful for someone who you pay for the right to USE IP addresses on a yearly basis.... Of course, that's just my personal viewpoint.....