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The Internet Numbers Registry System (RFC7020) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000230167D
Original Publication Date: 2013-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2013-Aug-24
Document File: 18 page(s) / 19K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

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.

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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

 Housley, et al.               Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7020                Internet Registry System             August 2013

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   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    ( in effect on the...