Provided by: asused_3.72-9_all bug

NAME

       Net::RIPWhois::in - Perl extension for accessing inetnum objects from RIPE whois database.

SYNOPSIS

       use Net::RIPEWhois::in

       $in = new Net::RIPEWhois::in;

       @in = getIn($whois, $prefix, $ALLOCOPT);

       $whois->closeWhois();

DESCRIPTION

       Get inetnum objects from RIPE whois server. Validate as allocation object.

METHODS

   debug
       Get or set the debug.

       $in->debug(1); set the debug.

       $in->debug(undef);  turn off the $debug;

   error
       ($errNo, $errMsg) = $in->error; $in->(undef, undef, true); reset the error message

       Will get the last error no and error string;

       if $whois->debug is set  @{$in->{'errMsgAll'}}  and   @{$in->{'errNoAll'}} will have the
       list of all errors  and error numbers.

   new
       $in = new Net::RIPEWhois::in

       Creates a new inetnum object. ENV variables WHOISHOST and WHOISPORT

   getIn
       Return a list of inetnum objects returned by whois.

       $whois = new Net::RIPEWhois;

       @in = $in->getIn($whois, $prefix, $ALLOCOPT);

       Selected attributes of inetnum are stored in data structure i<inetnum>.  Should always
       query with fast raw output used by the RIPE whois db.

       $in->{inetnum}{attribute}

       return  undef on error. use $in->error() to get error no. and message.

   splitWhoisAns
       Split the response string from whois ans and return list of inetnum on sucess.

       @inList  = $in->splitWhoisAns( $whoisAnsRef);

       Returns undef on error.

       Spliting depending on fast raw output format from whois db. Use "-F" to get fast raw
       output.

   validAlloc
       Check the inetnum  is an alloation or not.

       Using netname  same as regid, translated "." to "-" .

       mnt-by RIPE-NCC-MNT ,RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT

       status  ALLOCATED PA, ALLOCATED PI, ALLOCATED UNSPECIFIED and not in IANA Delegated list.
       As specified in the specification when queried "-L" "-T" in the range database should
       return max 3 inetnum objects. Assignment, Allocation & IANA delegation to RIPE. Skip if it
       is an IANA delegation and aply the previous check.

       @valid = $in->validAlloc(@inlist);

       undef on error.

   checkYYYYmmDD
       Function used to check dates are valid or not. Converts to UTC on  YYYYMMDD and concert
       back to date format if these to matchs treated ad valid date.

       $YYYYMMDD = checkYYYYmmDD($YYYYMMDD); Accepts YYMMDD and YYYYMMDD formats. YYMMDD is
       treated as 19YYMMDD

FILES

       /ncc/ip-reg/delegations perl file with list of IANA delegations.

REQUIRES

       perl module ipv4pack

AUTHOR

       Antony <antony@ripe.net>  software group RIPE NCC <softies@ripe.net>

SEE ALSO

       perl(1), Net::RIPEWhois(3), whois(1)