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Find Abuse Handler Details Using the Abuse Finder

Find Abuse Handler Details Using the Abuse Finder

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The RIPE Database contains a lot of useful information about who to contact in case of network abuse or spam. But sometimes it can be difficult to find the right abuse handler information for a network resource in the RIPE Database. We developed an Abuse Finder tool that will make it easier.

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A Look at DNS Priming Queries to K-root

A Look at DNS Priming Queries to K-root

Emile Aben

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In this article we take a look at DNS priming queries arriving during the deployment of a DNSSEC signed zone at the DNS root servers. We are specifically looking for potential problems as a result of this deployment.

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IPv4 Address Allocation Rates

IPv4 Address Allocation Rates

Robert Kisteleki

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On 30 January 2010 the RIR system reached a small milestone: on this day APNIC has surpassed the RIPE NCC in terms of total allocated/assigned IPv4 address space, as seen in the RIR stats files. On this occasion we decided to look a bit into how IPv4 allocation/assignment rates changed over the las…

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DNSSEC Key Roll-over Pitfalls

DNSSEC Key Roll-over Pitfalls

Mirjam Kühne

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A few weeks ago the RIPE NCC was alerted to a rapid increase in DNSKEY queries for its signed reverse DNS zones. We did some investigations. Read about the results in this article.

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Members and Their Number Resources

Members and Their Number Resources

Daniel Karrenberg

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In the previous article we looked at membership growth over the years. In this article we will see how RIPE NCC Internet number resources are distributed among the membership, as of 1 January 2010.

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Measuring DNS Transfer Sizes - First Results

Measuring DNS Transfer Sizes - First Results

Daniel Karrenberg

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Here are the first results of our DNS transfer size measurements. We are interested to determine any possible problems for users of K-root once it starts giving DNSSEC responses to resolvers that request them. DNSSEC responses are significantly larger than current responses. We are interested to le…

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2009 - The year before IPv6 took off?

2009 - The year before IPv6 took off?

Emile Aben

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We've done some measurements that show encouraging results.

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