Improved User Documentation for Reg-RWS

Posted: Tuesday, 15 May 2012

ARIN is pleased to bring you an updated documentation package for our RESTful Provisioning system (Reg-RWS), including:

  1. An overview page ( consisting of:
    1. A comprehensive guide to ARIN's database and registration records in the context of ARIN's operating principles and business rules.
    2. A primer for Reg-RWS users looking to register reallocation/reassignment records or request reports using REST
  2. HTML versions of Methods and Payloads documents:

ARIN encourages those participating in Reg-RWS to report any gaps, bugs or other user experience issues via the arin-tech-discuss mailing list.

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We look forward to your feedback.


Mark Kosters
Chief Technology Officer
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)