Re: IP to authoritative CIDR webservices

From: Andree Toonk (andree+)
Date: Wed Dec 16 2009 - 16:57:15 EST

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    Hi William,

    .-- My secret spy satellite informs me that at Mon, 14 Dec 2009, William Pitcock wrote:

    > Does anyone know of a webservice that converts a given IP into the
    > public CIDR range that belongs to? I am developing a tool where IP to
    > CIDR conversion based on RIR whois data would be useful for implementing
    > filtersets.

    Earlier this week, BGPmon.net made their webservices API (using SOAP) available
    for everyone. There are several functions that you might find useful.

    One of the functions available is getIpInfo(), which will return the best match
    prefix for an IPv4 or IPv6 address/prefix. This is based on BGP data (so not
    IRR data). It will also provide the OriginAS, AS description and country code
    for the prefix.

    There's also a whois interface that implements this getIpInfo() webservice.
    It's similar to rishwois and the Team Cymru IP to AS whois interface.

    $ whois -h whois.bgpmon.net 142.231.1.1
    Prefix: 142.231.1.0/24
    Country code: CA
    Origin AS: 271
    Origin AS Name: BCNET-AS - BCnet

    Or for easy parsing :
    $ whois -h whois.bgpmon.net " -m 2001::dead:beef"
    BGP Prefix|CC|Origin AS| Origin AS Name
    2001::/32|unknown|12637|SEEWEB Seeweb Srl
    2001::/32|unknown|25525|REASONNET-AS Reasonnet IP Networks B.V. number
    2001::/32|unknown|6939|HURRICANE - Hurricane Electric, Inc.
    2001::/32|unknown|12859|NL-BIT BIT BV
    2001::/32|unknown|21155|ASN-PROSERVE ProServe B.V. Networks
    2001::/32|unknown|1257|TELE2
    2001::/32|unknown|1741|FUNETAS FUNET autonomous system
    2001::/32|unknown|29259|DE-IABG-TELEPORT IABG Teleport, DE
    2001::/32|unknown|29432|TREX-AS TREX Tampere Region Exchange Oy

    For more information please see:
    http://bgpmon.net/blog/?p=213
    http://bgpmon.net/bgpmonapi.php

    Cheers,
     Andree


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