The Internet Numbers Registry System (RFC7020)
Original Publication Date: 2013-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2013-Aug-24
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
R. Housley: AUTHOR [+4]
The administrative structures of the Internet Numbers Registry System described in this document are largely the result of the interaction of operational practices, existing routing technology, number resource assignments that have occurred over time, and network architectural history. Further discussion and analysis of these interactions are outside the scope of this document.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) R. Housley Request for Comments: 7020 Vigil Security Obsoletes: 2050 J. Curran Category: Informational ARIN ISSN: 2070-1721 G. Huston APNIC D. Conrad Virtualized, LLC August 2013
The Internet Numbers Registry System
This document provides information about the current Internet Numbers Registry System used in the distribution of globally unique Internet Protocol (IP) address space and autonomous system (AS) numbers.
This document also provides information about the processes for further evolution of the Internet Numbers Registry System.
This document replaces RFC 2050.
This document does not propose any changes to the current Internet Numbers Registry System. Rather, it documents the Internet Numbers Registry System as it works today.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7020.
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RFC 7020 Internet Registry System August 2013
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