Support Information


Object Management

Object Information & Querying

Add/Delete/Changing Objects



RADb can be live queried via the WHOIS service, the Near Real Time Mirroring (NRTM) service, API, FTP, and the website.

General Information

RADb Glossary

Internet Routing Registry (IRRs)

Authentication Methods

RFCs Related to Routing Policy Specification Language (RPSL)

External Tools & Software

  • ASLookup is the tool which searches the sequence of AS number specified with the parameter from IRR and indicates the first line of Description of AS Object
  • The bgpq3 utility is used to generate Cisco and Juniper prefix-lists, extended access-lists, policy-statement terms and as-path lists based on IRR data.
  • IRRd is the database software that runs the RADb. It is developed by Merit.
  • IRRToolSet analyzes routing policies and generates router configurations using the IRR. Please see the IRRToolSet page at GitHub for more info.
  • IRR Power Tools is a collection of tools which allow ISPs to easily track, manage, and utilize the routing information contained in the IRR.
  • Perl interface to the Internet Route Registry Daemon.

Need Assistance?

If you have technical questions or need help related to Merit RADb, please contact RADb Support.