[PDB-tech] CLI client for access to PDB data?

Job Snijders job at instituut.net
Fri Mar 18 05:21:33 PDT 2016

On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 12:16:08PM +0000, Matthew Walster wrote:
> On 18 March 2016 at 09:50, Job Snijders <job at instituut.net> wrote:
> > My question: has anyone started work on a CLI based client which
> > interacts with the hosted API on peeringdb.com/api, has no or very few
> > dependencies, and authenticates itself? The only relevant lookup key is
> > the AS number.
> I wrote an internal tool, yes. It's just bash and jq -- but obviously the
> "jq" part is a non-standard dependency.
> If no-one else steps forward, I'm happy to help develop something without
> external dependencies.

My aim is a tool which is very easy to install for end-users and for
instance only depends on standard python 2.7 libs. Just like
finger/whois were maintenance-free easy CLI tools to pull data out of

Kind regards,


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