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% Information related to 'AS9896'
% Abuse contact for 'AS9896' is 'abuse.nz@vodafone.com'
aut-num:        AS9896
as-name:        PARADISE-AP
descr:          Paradise Enterprises
descr:          Border AS
country:        NZ
org:            ORG-VNZL1-AP
import:         from AS4768
                action pref=10;
                accept ANY
export:         to AS4768
                announce AS9896
default:        to AS4768
                action pref=10;
                networks ANY
admin-c:        DR1-AP
tech-c:         DR1-AP
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
mnt-lower:      MAINT-NZ-DROBB
mnt-irt:        IRT-VODAFONE-NZ
mnt-routes:     MAINT-NZ-DROBB
last-modified:  2019-06-09T22:39:38Z
source:         APNIC
irt:            IRT-VODAFONE-NZ
address:        Smales Farm
address:        74 Taharoto Road
address:        Auckland 0622
                New Zealand
e-mail:         hostmaster@vodafone.co.nz
abuse-mailbox:  abuse.nz@vodafone.com
admin-c:        VAC1-AP
tech-c:         VAC1-AP
auth:           # Filtered
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-VODAFONE-NZ
last-modified:  2017-08-20T22:40:29Z
source:         APNIC
organisation:   ORG-VNZL1-AP
org-name:       Vodafone New Zealand Limited
country:        NZ
address:        Private Bag 92161
phone:          +64-21-746-071
fax-no:         +64-9-355-2001
e-mail:         neil.laurie@vodafone.com
mnt-ref:        APNIC-HM
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
last-modified:  2017-08-20T22:54:09Z
source:         APNIC
person:         David Robb
address:        78 Connaught St
address:        Blockhouse Bay
address:        Auckland 0600
country:        NZ
phone:          +64-29-912-5266
e-mail:         ender@paradise.gen.nz
nic-hdl:        DR1-AP
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-DROBB
last-modified:  2008-09-04T07:29:15Z
source:         APNIC
% This query was served by the APNIC Whois Service version 1.88.15-46 (WHOIS-NODE1)
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4 records found for '-T aut-num AS9896'
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Inverse attributes

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All less specific

Return all larger IP address ranges that include the queried IP address or range


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    Example: AS4808

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