I’ve been waiting to add some features to ipquail.com for a while, but the way in which I was handling API endpoints at the moment needed to change before I could accommodate anything fancier – at the moment I was using simple Server Side Includes (“SSI” in 90’s Apache web server terminology) and some mime-type modifications to fake API endpoints.
One of the first questions I had when Facebook launched their onion was “I wonder how stable it is?”. Tonight with some help from torsocks I am now monitoring availability of several onions, and trending all Nagios perfdata outputs from check_http, check_ssh, and check_tcp.
This blog post provides a general overview of the Internet Routing Registry. If your network does not use IRR objects, you should have enough information to begin creating your own RPSL objects after after reading this post.