Assignment Addressing IP Protocols
The IPv4 and IPv6 address space is controlled by ICANN and is divided into four regional internet registries (RIR). Those Registries have different processes and steps for the users in the appropriate regions.
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- Internet Assigned Numbers Authority - IANA controls numbers for protocols, the Country Code addressing Top Level assignment Domains and maintains the IP Address addressing allotments.
- RIPE Network Coordination Centre - Responsible registry for Europe, north Africa and Russian area.
- American Registry for Internet Numbers - ARIN is the regional registry of IP and addressing ASN numbers for North America, South America, the addressing Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa.
- Latin American and Caribbean IP address Regional Registry - Responsible registry for South America.
- Asia Pacific Network Information Centre - Regional Internet Registry that allocates IP and AS ip numbers in the Asia Pacific region. Has a ip "whois" database that holds information on network contacts ip for Asia Pacific IP addresses.
- African Region Internet Registry - Regional Internet Registry that will allocates IP and AS numbers ip in the African region. Pending ICANN approval.
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