APNIC supported and actively participated at SANOG 34 in Kolkata, India, from 31 July to 7 August 2019.
APNIC hosted a booth, met with APNIC Members and presented at MyNOG 8 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, on 4 July 2019.
Recent years have seen great advances in registry services, improving on the 37-year old whois protocol.
APNIC participated at the Registration Operations Workshop (9 May), held as part of the ICANN DNS Symposium in Bangkok, Thailand from 10 to 11 May 2019.
Guest Post: A federated authentication system would make it easier to operate and use RDAP without the need to maintain server-specific client credentials.
An expert panel at APRICOT 2018 examined potential issues around cross-region address resource management, including transfers, whois accuracy and geolocation data.
APNIC is working on a collaborative project to develop a full-featured RDAP search facility using POSIX Extended Regular Expressions to query registry data.
The traffic on the public whois service at APNIC continues unabated, but there is a far simpler, better way to query the same information: RDAP.
Guest Post: Verisign Labs has launched an experimental service to demonstrate the viability of a federated authentication system for RDAP. Find out more about the experiment and how you can participate.
Guest Post: What is Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) and why are RIRs adopting it?