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% Information related to 'AS40960 - AS42381'
as-block:       AS40960 - AS42381
descr:          RIPE NCC ASN block
remarks:        These AS Numbers are assigned to network operators in the RIPE NCC service region.
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
created:        2018-11-22T15:27:34Z
last-modified:  2018-11-22T15:27:34Z
source:         RIPE
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aut-num:        AS42298
as-name:        GCC-MPLS-peering
descr:          GCC MPLS peering
org:            ORG-QT1-RIPE
import:         from AS7018  action pref=100;  accept ANY
import:         from AS15412 action pref=100;  accept ANY
import:         from AS29384  action pref=100;  accept ANY
import:         from AS32539 action pref=100;  accept ANY
import:         from AS6453 action pref=100;  accept ANY
import:         from AS24493 action pref=100;  accept ANY
import:         from AS3491 action pref=100;  accept ANY
import:         from AS8781 action pref=100;  accept ANY
export:         to AS32539 announce ANY
export:         to AS29384  announce ANY
export:         to AS8781 announce ANY
export:         to AS15412 announce ANY
export:         to AS6453 announce ANY
export:         to AS7018 announce ANY
export:         to AS24493 announce ANY
export:         to AS3491 announce ANY
default:        to AS32539 action pref=100; networks ANY
admin-c:        FB1931-RIPE
admin-c:        KAM30-RIPE
tech-c:         KAM30-RIPE
status:         ASSIGNED
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-END-MNT
mnt-by:         QTEL-NOC
created:        2007-01-29T15:17:36Z
last-modified:  2018-09-04T10:21:43Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
organisation:   ORG-QT1-RIPE
org-name:       Ooredoo Q.S.C.
country:        QA
org-type:       LIR
address:        P.O Box 217
                OOREDOO HQ2-Old airport road- 5th FLoor, Block B
address:        217
address:        Doha
address:        QATAR
phone:          +974 440 0806
fax-no:         +974 432 0176
admin-c:        KAM30-RIPE
admin-c:        FB1931-RIPE
mnt-ref:        QTEL-NOC
mnt-ref:        RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
mnt-by:         QTEL-NOC
abuse-c:        OQAA1-RIPE
created:        2004-04-17T11:49:38Z
last-modified:  2020-12-16T12:43:05Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
person:         Faisal Babu
address:        Ooredoo
address:        HQ-2, P.O Box 217 - Doha-Qatar
address:        Senior Manager -Packet Transport
remarks:        Admin Contact
phone:          +974 4440-084
nic-hdl:        FB1931-RIPE
mnt-by:         QTEL-NOC
created:        2004-01-26T11:48:14Z
last-modified:  2014-01-27T09:41:52Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
person:         Khaled Abu Mallouh
address:        Qatar-Doha-P.O.Box 217 -OOREDOO- ISP
phone:          +97444400280
nic-hdl:        KAM30-RIPE
mnt-by:         QTEL-NOC
created:        2003-08-14T11:13:24Z
last-modified:  2019-01-23T05:31:04Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
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5 records found for 'AS42298'
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1st level less specific

Returns smallest IP address range that includes the queried IP address or range


Inverse attributes

Returns objects with an attribute that matches the query text and attribute type

All less specific

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


Object types

Results that match the query and are of a specified object type

1st level more specific

Returns first level more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

All more specific

Returns all more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

Query hints

  • Include "AS" in front of an AS number.
    Example: AS4808

  • Include "-t" (template only) or "-v" (template and description) in front of an object name to view the template
    Example: -t inetnum


Exact match only

Returns address range that exactly matches the queried IP address range

Associated reverse domain

Returns IP address range and associated reverse domain

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