purpose of the RIR(for example RIPE) "domain:" object

Martin T m4rtntns at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 02:24:58 UTC 2012

Ok, but still RIPE domain object is just an informational record? I
mean DNS servers don't use RIPE domain object data, do they? So
basically nothing happens if I don't create(or update) domain object
in RIPE database when I delegate a zone file..


Kuupäeval 20. detsember 2011 19:37 kirjutas Matus UHLAR - fantomas
<uhlar at fantomas.sk>:
> On 20.12.11 19:32, Martin T wrote:
>> Ok, but who will use reverse delegations in RIPE?
> well, everybody who wants to resolve reverse DNS in Europe (and all IP space
> maintained by RIPE).
> Maybe I had to rephrase: In RIPE, reverze delegations are done through RIPE
> database domain: objects.
> They are exported to DNS ...
>> 2011/12/19, Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>:
>>> On 19.12.11 10:32, Martin T wrote:
>>>> what is the purpose of RIPE database "domain:" objects? Are they
>>>> practically used for something? And according to RIPE database manual,
>>>> "nserver" attribute under domain object specifies nameservers of the
>>>> domain- has this some sort of practical use or is it just informative
>>>> field(it's not mandatory according to "whois -h whois.ripe.net -t
>>>> domain")?
>>> reverse delegations in RIPE are done through RIPE database domain:
>>> objects.
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