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DNS in Action

By : CP Books a.s.
Book Image

DNS in Action

By: CP Books a.s.

Overview of this book

The Domain Name System is one of the foundations of the internet. It is the system that allows the translation of human-readable domain names into machines-readable IP addresses and the reverse translation of IP addresses into domain names. This book describes the basic DNS protocol and its extensions; DNS delegation and registration, including for reverse domains; using DNS servers in networks that are not connected to the internet; and using DNS servers on firewall machines. Many detailed examples are used throughout the book to show perform various configuration and administration tasks.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
DNS in Action
About the Authors
Country Codes and RIRs

8.4 Internet Registry

To become an Internet provider, you need to be able to communicate with an RIR. However, RIRs only accepts requests from LIRs. Therefore, it is first necessary to become an LIR.

8.4.1 Registration of a Local IR

The procedure and rules for LIR registration are described:

Three steps need to be taken to establish a new LIR:

  1. 1. Establishing an item about a local IR in the local IR list in RIR database.

  2. 2. Familiarizing yourself with registration procedures.

  3. 3. Concluding a business agreement to ensure that RIR starts sending you invoices.