Posts By: TeamARIN

How to Request an ASN from ARIN

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The ARIN Registration Services Department assists many organizations in obtaining Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs). Last week you may have heard from the NRO that the global pool of available 2-byte ASNs is nearing depletion. But let’s take a step back. What is an ASN? Who needs one? Why? And how can you get one if you need one?

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ARIN XXIX: What Was It All About?

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We haven’t been gone long, but we miss Vancouver already. ARIN XXIX, our most recent Public Policy and Members Meeting, was a huge success.   In three short days we covered everything, and we mean EVERYTHING, from ARIN policy proposals on ASN transfers and IPv4 transfers, to the draft policy ARIN-2011-7: Compliance Requirement, and muchRead More

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ARIN XXVI is just around the corner!

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It’s nearly time for the ARIN XXVI Public Policy and Members Meeting in Atlanta, next week from 6-8 October, just after NANOG 50, 3-5 October. It is all part of an action-filled week, when community members gather to discuss policy proposals, get updates on activities within the Internet community, and take part in open microphoneRead More

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Linking It All Together

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Late last year, ARIN officially joined the world of social media, launching a Twitter account, a Facebook account, and a YouTube channel. We followed that up by launching this lovely microsite earlier this year. We’ve done all of this for a few reasons. We wanted to open more channels for you to find us, toRead More

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ARIN and IPv6 at Def Con

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[Editor’s Note: Below is a guest blog from the ARIN Network Operations Manager, Matt Ryanczak. This was originally posted on the Def Con blog at https://www.defcon.org/html/links/dc-speakerscorner.html#arin-ryanczak.] ARIN and IPv6 at Def Con By Matt Ryanczak, ARIN Network Operations Manager I’ve been lucky enough to witness some pretty remarkable events during my career in information technology.Read More

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Your Guide to Policy Proposals Under Discussion

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Every year, ARIN and the North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) combine forces for a week-long technical and policy extravaganza. NANOG’s technical program comes first, followed by the ARIN Public Policy Meeting. Between the two groups, we fill all the gaps in the schedule with workshops, social events, and networking opportunities. This year those back-to-backRead More

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