APNIC Training

eIRM07: Whois Database and MyAPNIC

DeliveryeLearning (this course is conducted online)
Duration1 hour
Level of StudyIntermediate


APNIC provides useful tools and services such as the Whois database and MyAPNIC for its members and the Internet community. The APNIC Whois Database is an official record that contains information regarding Internet Resources in the Asia Pacific. Users querying the database can determine who is responsible for a number resource (such as IP address or ASN). MyAPNIC is a secure website that enables APNIC members to manage Internet resources online, anytime.

This course focuses on registering and managing information in the Whois Database. The features of MyAPNIC will be discussed and further highlights how the members can manage their IP address assignments, Reverse DNS delegations, and manage their membership details

Target Audience:

APNIC Members who are involved in maintaining their organisation’s MyAPNIC account and delegated resources.


Basic knowledge of Internet resources.

Course Outline:

  • What is the APNIC Database?
  • Resource Registration
  • Whois Object types
  • Person and Role Objects
  • Maintainer Protection
  • What is MyAPNIC?
  • MyAPNIC Features

Other requirements:

  • Updated web browser with Adobe Flash Player 11 or above
  • Broadband connection running at a minimum of 256kbps or better
  • Headset (to reduce noise)

Maximum number of attendees:

50 participants per session


  • Free

All eLearning courses are free of charge for participants, with priority given to APNIC Members.

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