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ACSP Suggestion 2017.25: Allow Changes to Org Handle in a Detailed Reassignment Without Requiring Deletion


Alexander Stranzky
Submitted On:
20 November 2017

Description: RegRWS: Allow changing the Org handle in a Detailed Reassignment (without the necessity to delete it first).

Value to Community: When a customer that an Org object is created for wants to change the Org name, a new object must be created. To assign that new Org object the Net object must be deleted an then recreated. Deleting and recreating essentially the same resource may result in loss of data when there is a problem between the delete and create request. (E.g. a network interruption would prevent the create request an hence the correctness of the WHOIS data)

Timeframe: Not specified

14 December 2017

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ARIN Comment

14 December 2017

Thank you for your suggestion, numbered 2017.25 upon confirmed receipt, requesting ARIN allow changing the Org handle in a Detailed Reassignment without the necessity to delete it first.

We agree that allowing this new feature with detailed reassignments could prevent interruptions in reassignment information reporting in situations where a reassignment is deleted and there are issues with the new one being immediately added.

This type of change to the features of ARIN's reassignment systems may be of special interest to other users of ARIN's services and may generate a wider discussion about reassignment system functionality and available features. To determine community interest on that topic, we will open a related community consultation in Q1 of 2018.

Thank you for participating in the ARIN Consultation and Suggestion Process. Your suggestion will remain open until reviewed through the consultation process and a determination is made on potential changes to ARIN's reassignment systems.

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