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LIR Training Course

This course is restricted to RIPE NCC members only.


The LIR Training Course is a one-day introduction to the RIPE NCC's administrative procedures and RIPE Policies related to obtaining and distributing Internet resources (i.e. IP addresses, AS Numbers and reverse DNS delegation) and operating a Local Internet Registry (LIR). The course includes a basic introduction to the RIPE Database.

You should attend this training course: if you are a staff member of a Local Internet Registry (LIR) in the RIPE NCC service region.


Familiarity with the Internet Registry System (IANA, RIRs, LIRs), the RIPE Database, the RIPE NCC and the RIPE community.

Basic understanding of IP addresses and subnetting.

Course content

  1. The Internet Registry System
  2. Participating
  3. Being an LIR
  4. The RIPE Database
  5. Getting Resources
  6. Transfers
  7. Distributing Resources
  8. Managing Resources
  9. Tips and Tools


  • Know how to interact with the RIPE NCC
  • Know how to request Internet number resources
  • Understand how IP addresses are distributed
  • Understand how policies are developed
  • Be able to use the RIPE Database

Training material

The latest version of the training material is available here.

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