FAQs

Requesting resources

How can I request Internet numbering resources?

Resource Administration System and Whois Service

How can I reset the password I use to login to the system?

How can I check my Organization's userID?

How can I check my organization's OWNER-ID?

How can I check all the resources assigned to my organization?

How can I change the language of the LACNIC's web system's interface?

Why does my computer say that the IP addresses assigned to my company have a postal address in Uruguay?

How can I update the information of an IP address block or ASN that was not assigned by LACNIC?

How I can manage the resources assigned to my organization?

I can log into LACNIC's system with my userID and password, but I can't see any IP address blocks or ASNs assigned to my organization. What should I do?

How can I manage my organization's points of contact?

How I can report on Fraud, Information of Conctact Points or Whois Innacuracy?

How can I register a sub-assignment in LACNIC's database?

Why do I need to register DNS servers for the blocks assigned to my organization?

How can I enter or change the DNS servers for an IP address block's reverse resolution?

What do the "Lame Delegation" messages I receive mean?

How can I check the status of the DNS servers responsible for reverse resolution?

Why do I get a system error when trying to register my DNS servers?

Why is LACNIC trying to hack into my computer?

So, how can I obtain the most accurate information available regarding the person responsible for the IP address that is trying to hack into my computer?

What kind of information does the Whois tool provide?

What should I do if the information provided by the Whois tool is incorrect?

What should I do in case of an attack?

Can't LACNIC go after the user of this IP address?

I've received a lot of unsolicited emails (spam), and certain security software has identified LACNIC as the sender. Why is that?

Can't LACNIC simply remove my email address from these spam distribution lists?

How can I protect myself against unsolicited email?

What are legacy resources?

Are there any differences between legacy and non-legacy resources?

Can an organization with a legacy IP address block request additional blocks?

Can legacy resources be managed with LACNIC's resource management system?

How can I update the information on legacy resources?

What type of Internet resources does LACNIC assign?

How can I request an IP address block or ASN from LACNIC?

What are the requirements for receiving an IP address block from LACNIC?

I requested an ASN for my organization. The request was approved and the ASN was assigned; however, I have not received the IP address block. What should I do?

My organization is starting its operations as a provider and does not yet have any IP addresses. Can we request some from LACNIC?

My IP address block application has been approved, we have signed the Registration Services Agreement and sent it to LACNIC, but we have not received our IP address block yet. What else do we have to do?

My IP address block application has been approved, we have signed the Registration Services Agreement and sent it to LACNIC, but we have not received our IP address block yet. What else do we have to do?

DNSSEC FAQ

What is DNSSEC?

Why is deploying DNSSEC important?

I don't know anything about DNSSEC. Where can I begin?

What do I need to sign my zones?

What do I need to validate DNS responses?

What is LACNIC's role in DNSSEC?

What DNSSEC functionalities does LACNIC's registry system provide?

Is the use of DNSSEC mandatory?

FAQ Billing / Invoices

What methods can I use to pay my membership fees?

On the Automatic Debit form, what is CBC?

How much does the assignment of an additional IP address block cost?

How can I check my membership renewal date?

Where can I get the invoice for my renewal fee?

FAQ RPKI

 

How can I access LACNIC's RPKI system?

 

What is an ROA?

 

How does RPKI improve Internet routing security?

 

How are Internet prefix filters currently generated?

 

Does RPKI replace Internet Routing Registries?

 

What is resource hijacking?

 

What does an RPKI certificate look like?

 

Must my routers support RPKI?

 

When using RPKI, will each organization have to maintain a Certificate Authority (CA)?

 

Where I can find software to validate RPKI repositories?

 

Which routers support RPKI origin validation?

 

How I can check if my routes are signed correctly?

FAQ Projects

 

What projects is LACNIC currently working on?

How can I participate in these projects?

Are there specific periods for submitting proposals?

I have an idea... What can I do?

Can I link to the LACNIC project websites?

FAQ Membership

What does membership include?

What responsibilities does the Membership Contact have?

What responsibilities does the Administrative Contact have?

What responsibilities does the Billing Contact have?

How can I participate in the election?

How can I stand as a candidate for a position on the Board of Directors?

How can I stand as a candidate for a position on the Electoral Commission?

How can I stand as a candidate for a position on the Fiscal Commission?

How can I be nominated to become Public Forum Chair? What is the election process?

How can I be nominated to become LACNIC's Representative to the NRO Number Council/ASO Address Council? What is the election process?

What are the responsibilities of the members of the Electoral Commission?

What are the responsibilities of the members of the Fiscal Commission?

What are the responsibilities of the Public Policy Forum Chairs?

What are the responsibilities of LACNIC's Representative to the NRO Number Council/ ASO Address Council?

What is a Director's workload and how much time does it require?

How long do Directors serve on the Board?

Who are LACNIC's current Directors?

Does being on LACNIC's Board of Directors require full-time dedication?

Policy FAQ

How is a policy developed?

How I can propose a policy?

What is the Public Policy Mailing List?

What policy proposals are currently being discussed?

What is the PDP?

How are policies approved and who approves them?

What is a Policy Forum Chair and what are their functions?

How can I subscribe to the Public Policy Mailing List?

How can I run for Policy Forum Chair?

How can I express my agreement or disagreement with a policy proposal?