You are here: Home > Publications > RIPE Labs > RIPE Database

RIPE Database

Kaveh Ranjbar — Sep 2010
Contributors: Denis Walker
Prototype services, experiments and 'nice to have' features related to the RIPE Database and built for the RIPE community
Presenting Object Metadata in the RIPE Database: Object Tags
Kaveh Ranjbar — 17 Apr 2013

In addition to the actual data presented in a RIPE Database object, there is additional data, not directly related to the information contained within an object but still valuable from an operational point of view. The RIPE NCC is proposing a method to optionally display this metadata alongside the actual object. This will make maintenance of objects easier and will improve the overall quality of data in the RIPE Database.… Read more

Tags: database
Proposal to Display History of Objects in the RIPE Database
Kaveh Ranjbar — 27 Mar 2013

Objects are created in the RIPE Database and are updated regularly by their maintainers. However, at the moment there is no mechanism to see the history of changes to an object. There are many cases where RIPE Databases users want to investigate the history of changes to an object. We would like to propose building this functionality in the RIPE Database.… Read more

Tags: database
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

Password Management in RIPE Database
Kaveh Ranjbar — 09 Nov 2011

Passwords are the most used authentication method in the RIPE Database. This mechanism has two major design problems. The MD5 hash is public, when running a single query (not for bulk queries). And in case of email updates, plain text passwords are sent by email to update the database. Find below some recommendations on how to secure your objects until these issues have been addressed.… Read more

Tags: database
New Webupdates Tool
New Webupdates Tool
Denis Walker — 24 Jun 2011

The RIPE NCC Database Group is pleased to announce a new and improved Webupdates tool for accessing the RIPE Database. This article outlines the workflow and usage of the new Webupdates for changing data in the RIPE Database.… Read more

Tags: database
A New RIPE Database Prototype
Paul Palse — 04 Nov 2010

The RIPE NCC is improving the RIPE Database functionality and usability by introducing a trial of an improved service. With this new service it is easier for any user to see which of the data objects they’re looking at are maintained by the RIPE NCC or an Internet resource Holder.… Read more

Tags: database

Document Actions