System Administration Guide: IP Services

Registering Your Network

Before you assign IP addresses to the machines on your Solaris network, you must obtain a network number from the InterNIC. Moreover, if you are using administrative domains, you should register them with the InterNIC.

InterNIC and InterNIC Registration Services

The InterNIC was created in 1993 to act as a central body for Internet information, such as:

The InterNIC also includes the InterNIC Registration Services, the organization with which you register your TCP/IP network. The InterNIC Registration Services provide templates for obtaining a network number and for registering your domain. When you register, remember the following points:

How to Contact the InterNIC

You can reach the InterNIC Registration Services by the following forms of communication: