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Alex Band

Location: Amsterdam

RIPE NCC Product Manager

Pages created by Alex Band

Adventures in Using PGP for the RIPE Database
Adventures in Using PGP for the RIPE Database
Alex Band — 23 Jun 2015

At RIPE 70, Tim Bruijnzeels presented some statistics on the type of authentication people use to update the RIPE Database. There was one data point that particularly stood out for me: 76% of all updates via email are done using an MD5 password. I was stunned, because this way you are required to send your password in clear text over the Internet...… Read more

The IPv6 Analyser
The IPv6 Analyser
Alex Band — 20 Jun 2014

The IPv6 Analyser is a toolset that offers our members a visual insight into all the allocations, aggregations and assignments they have made. It was announced a few weeks ago and we're seeing LIRs starting to use it. Please find below some more details about this tool. … Read more

Introducing the IP Analyser
Introducing the IP Analyser
Alex Band — 12 Mar 2012

The RIPE NCC is proud to introduce the IP Analyser. This is a brand new service accessible through the LIR Portal that gives our members an insight into their IPv4 and IPv6 allocations and assignments. The ultimate goal is to offer a complete overview of all the IP resources you hold, and inform you about everything related to them.… Read more