IRIS: An Address Registry (areg) Type for the Internet Registry Information Service
RFC 4698

 
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Network Working Group                                          E. Gunduz
Request for Comments: 4698                                      RIPE NCC
Category: Standards Track                                      A. Newton
                                                          VeriSign, Inc.
                                                                 S. Kerr
                                                                RIPE NCC
                                                            October 2006

                 IRIS: An Address Registry (areg) Type
             for the Internet Registry Information Service

Status of This Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2006).

Abstract

   This document describes an IRIS registry schema for IP address and
   Autonomous System Number information.  The schema extends the
   necessary query and result operations of IRIS to provide the
   functional information service needs for syntaxes and results used by
   Internet Protocol address registries.

Gunduz, et al.              Standards Track                     [Page 1]
RFC 4698               IRIS Address Registry Type           October 2006

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................3
   2. Document Terminology ............................................3
   3. Schema Description ..............................................3
      3.1. Query Derivatives ..........................................4
           3.1.1. <findContacts> Query ................................4
           3.1.2. <findOrganizations> .................................4
           3.1.3. <findAutonomousSystemsByName> and
                  <findNetworksByName> ................................5
           3.1.4. <findNetworksByAddress> .............................5
           3.1.5. <findNetworksByHandle> ..............................6
           3.1.6. <findASByNumber> ....................................6
           3.1.7. <findByContact> .....................................7
           3.1.8. <findNetworksByNameServer> ..........................7
           3.1.9. Contact Search Group ................................8
           3.1.10. Common Search Group ................................8
           3.1.11. Match Parameters ...................................8
      3.2. Result Derivatives .........................................9
           3.2.1. <ipv4Network> and <ipv6Network> Results .............9
           3.2.2. <autonomousSystem> Result ..........................10
           3.2.3. <contact> Result ...................................11
           3.2.4. <organization> Result ..............................12
           3.2.5. Contact References .................................12
           3.2.6. Common Result Child Elements .......................13
      3.3. Support for <iris:lookupEntity> ...........................13
   4. Terminology for Nesting of Networks ............................14
   5. Formal XML Syntax ..............................................18
   6. BEEP Transport Compliance ......................................31
      6.1. Message Pattern ...........................................31
      6.2. Server Authentication .....................................31
   7. URI Resolution .................................................31
      7.1. Application Service Label .................................31
      7.2. Operational Considerations ................................31
      7.3. Top-Down Resolution .......................................31
   8. Internationalization Considerations ............................32
   9. IANA Considerations ............................................32
   10. Security Considerations .......................................32
   11. References ....................................................33
      11.1. Normative References .....................................33
      11.2. Informative References ...................................33
   Appendix A. Privacy Considerations ................................34
   Appendix B. Example Requests and Responses ........................34
      B.1. Example 1 .................................................34
      B.2. Example 2 .................................................36
   Appendix C. Specificity Examples ..................................39
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