The service provides a registry of routing information for internet traffic that resolves web URL requests to particular servers. It allows applications to retrieve and modify registry records. The service allows applications to interact with a variety of record repositories about individuals and organizations maintained by the provider, change resource allocations and assignments, and update related records.
API methods support retrieval and updating of POC records for individual people, ORG records for companies or other organizations, and NET records for network traffic handlers. Methods allow access to Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) and delegation records linking IP addresses to registered domain names.