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Debian Wheezy/Postfix: “whois” email alias not working when others will?

I've hit a really irritating issue. I'm trying to add a "whois" email alias to /etc/aliases for my whois contact information, but the alias bounces email every single time. I added a "blort" alias ...
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Is there any rate limit when using the whois command on ips? [closed]

The data returned by whois ip-address appears to be very useful and more accurate than the data I get from the maxmind geoip databsae I am currently using. Where does the data come from and are there ...
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High CPU usage by whois | CentOs 6 [closed]

I am not a server guy and currently maintaining a small server for my own needs (Development and testing). I got a notification that my Server CPU usuage is around 99% from last 3+ hours.I know that ...
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Which domains list my server in their glue records?

My DNS server used to be the DNS server for a company's domain. However they moved elsewhere. Oddly enough, years later they were still listing my DNS server in their whois record (or, more ...
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What is the public whois server for .IN.NET domain names? [closed]

If I am going to be performing a Whois lookup for a domain name with the extension .IN.NET, which whois server should I connect to? For example, for .com domain names, I would format my whois query ...
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For the .com TLD, is there any known change tracking for WhoIs information?

A client exposed information regarding what will become a controversial website in the domain WhoIs after she purchased it from auction. Is there any whois cache that will detect, save, and share ...
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DNS Nameserver updates affected by TTL? or is it just A records, MX etc?

The TTL has been set to 1H, so that IP changes for example.com can be made more quickly. The registrar has been configured with ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com, verified using WHOIS lookup. ns1 ...
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digging an IP gives me an unregistered domain name, why? [closed]

I get spam all the time (what a surprise!) and once in a while I check the IP address to see where it comes from (i.e. .cn, .cz, .pl, etc.) Today I was surprised as I found the output of dig to be: ...
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Exist a way to make gTLD servers update its NS records for a given domain?

I changed the DNS servers for a given domain and still days after that change gTLD continue replying a set of NS records that include the old NS entries. dig @g.gtld-servers.net. MYDOMAON.COM ns ...
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How to get ns records that are registered to ip adress

I have ip ranges. I would like to find ns addresses that are pointing to corresponding ip adress I'm looking for a command to do over nslookup or dig Expected result ...
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Communicating with ARIN Whois server [closed]

Connecting to the ARIN Whois server via telnet works like so: telnet whois.arin.net 43 Once connected, getting information about an IP address is equally trivial: n 119.194.24.35 A lot of ...
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DNS: am I about to create a circular dependency?

I am currently transfering all my domains to a new registrar. Today I found out that the new registrar does not allow child nameservers unless I become a reseller with a ton of domains (which I ...
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How does a registrar update the gtld name servers?

Is there a standardized protocol how a registrar updates the NS information for a domain? For example, if, through my registrar's interface, I set the name servers for "example.com" to ...
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Pass arguments to a persistent telnet sessions

I have a whois service, which allows me to telnet to it and keep the telnet connection open without any time limit on it. I have to do thousands of whois through that telnet session. For example, to ...
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Fixing my glue records

In reference to this question, I've been working with skv to fix their glue records and I'm sort of wondering what I should be seeing. They've called DNSMadeEasy and got assistance creating the glue ...
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How to automatically get abuse email address based on IP address

Unfortunately I've been the target of a DDoS attack. The attackers are abusing DNS services of others. I'd like to email the owners of these DNS services, but I don't want to manually run 500+ whois ...
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Get registrar name, expiration date and print for which domain it is

I have a bunch of domains (77) at different registrars like netsol, goDaddy, etc. I want to get the expiration date, registrant and registrar for each of them. Since everyone has their own WHOIS ...
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Finding out which Hosting Provider they are with? [closed]

From a domain or IP, how to find out which Hosting Provider they have signed up with? I did whois on IP and it said it come from net2ez.com but I like to find out which third party Web Hosting (or ...
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How to switch DNS for a website without service disruption?

I would like to switch the DNS of our website without any service disruption The server IP stays the same. Usually it takes 24-48 hours to update the whole internet. Is it possible to have both DNS ...
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Difference between admin-c and tech-c

I am confused about the role of the admin-c, especially in relation to the tech-c. RIPE defines the admin-c as a technical contact that is onsite. "admin-c" (administrative contact) and "tech-c" ...
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Avoid own domain name for WHOIS records?

I remember the claim that if you have registered example.com you should never use ...@example.com for owner, admin-c, tech-c or zone-c. The reason given was that if the registrar goes bankrupt the ...
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Ubuntu whois package and request limits

I'm writing a django app with a form that accepts an IP and does a whois lookup on the discovered domain names. I've found the Ubuntu package whois which I plan to call from a python subprocess, and ...
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whois returns correct changed date but wrong nameservers [closed]

I was just told by 1&1 customer support that "the date in the whois could show correctly while the nameservers information being the old one" I though the whole document was stamped at once, not ...
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How can I limit the output of the whois command?

How do I get only the owner/orgname from a PTR whois lookup? I don't need all the other entires, just the part about ownership (google in this case). Edit /usr/bin/whois 74.125.236.52 or any ip ...
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How to find all previous owners of a domain

Everyone knows that it is possible to find the owner of a domain using whois, but a person asked me if it was possible to know all the previous owners of a domain. Is it possible?
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How can I know where my server is located (physically speaking)?

I would like to know where my server is physically based. Is there tools that are available to get this informations (latitude/longitude) from command line (GNU/Linux) ?
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Changing nameserver entry - who is responsible [closed]

I have a DNS entry which should be changed. In detail, the nameserver are in the company itself. Now this should be changed because the nameserver should not be used anymore. If I make a WHOIS request ...
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retrieve the real domain owner [closed]

is there anyway to retrieve the real domain owner to contact them/him/her to start a bid with ? Cause if i use whois.net site it sends me to resellers sites then resellers send me to other sites then ...
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Is it possible to keep track of whois requests of a domain? [closed]

I'm interested in a domain, and want to buy it cheap. Is it possible that I worsen my position in the discussion in the deal if I check it regularly with whois requests ? Is it possible to show how ...
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What are the drawbacks of using a P.O. box as a contact address for WHOIS records?

I own a couple of domains where I currently have "WHOIS privacy", so my contact info is not revealed in the WHOIS database. I've learned that this arrangement has a significant pitfall, that is, it's ...
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How to register a domain when you have no phone number? [closed]

Registering a .com requires a phone number for the whois records, but what do you do if you have no phone number? (It's an academic question for me right now, but I did spend a significant amount of ...
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What is the limit of queries on whois servers?

As far as I know the two publicly available whois servers for .com and .net domains are: whois.verisign-grs.com and whois.crsnic.net Questions: Are there others I missed? Does anyone know ...
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How to install PHPWhoIs

I am trying to install this plugin but haven't found any docs on how to do so. The project is here: http://www.phpwhois.org/ So far I've figured out I should do tar -zxvf ...
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Where to find an up-to-date list of WHOIS Servers for various tlds?

I'm looking for a reliable and up-to-date list of WHOIS Servers to use in a whois script. It'd be super if it has the string returned by each server when the domain is available.
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Is it possible to have my Company to be assigned to IP address

I have no idea how IP allocation works, but i rented VPS from one provider along with 5 IP addresses, now this provider hosts servers at Dimenoc. When i see whoise record for my IP address i see ...
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How do I change the IP Location in whois lookup?

I have seen many websites change the IP Location under "Server Stats" in whois lookup like this link http://whois.domaintools.com/kbeezie.com and wouldlike to know how I can do the same. What do I ...
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What happens when multiple DNS servers fail?

I'm designing a business continuity plan. The company's website uses two internally-hosted servers at two different datacenters to provide name resolution. I've been asked to add a third WHOIS ...
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Fetch zone file for a domain name

I'm trying to move 2 web-servers (with German and Russian domain names) from one hoster to another one (where I can create/maintain own DNS zones). Before changing anything, I'd like to fetch and ...
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Methods of obtaining administrative e-mail contact for a domain

I know two methods of obtaining this: whois registrar record SOA DNS record However, when signing up for an e-mail feedback loop program, the ISP came back with the e-mail address of one of our ...
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How can a domain name have no nameservers?

I have found several domains on the internet that have no nameservers, however they have WHOIS records and domain registrars say they are taken. My understanding of DNS on the internet was that the ...
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DNS delegation without changing WHOIS

I am hosting several domains on my own nameservers. Some I'd like to use with a third party webhosting provider that asked me to move the domain over to them as they don't support external ...
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Are there any other tools like whois which can be used to obtain domain certificates using command line?

I needed to collect certain information from domain certificate, i was looking into "whois" but it gives a "TLD has no whois server" in certain cases. Also does the information provided in the ...
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How to get ip prefixes from children of given as number?

So, for example I have as number as10282 how I can get ip prefixes of children for the given as number? bgp lookup tool Given tool is exactly what I need (with ticked include downstream prefixes), ...
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Twitter.com's weird WHOIS: what is going on?

I've tried googling this, but I can't get anywhere near an answer, and this is the only place I can imagine getting one. If I do whois twitter.com, then I get a really odd response. If it's ...
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WHOIS command not returning useful information?

Whenever you use WHOIS command doesn't return any usefully information. I usually have to go to Godaddy, Dnsstuff or other services to get the data. I understand the reason is mostly due to spamming. ...
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WHOIS tool that knows to query the most specific whois server

When I run a WHOIS query on ARIN's website for a particular IP address or block that is international, they often list information in the comments field for where to go to run another specific query. ...
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Using RIPE's “-B” flag with the whois command

When using RIPE web DB search system, you can add the "-B" flag to list hidden attributes of an object. I'm trying to find a way of adding the "-B" flag somewhere within the following command: > ...
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Hiding godaddy domain info from whois e.g. domain tools

Does the protection that they offer work, in that the user's details are hidden? Would appreciate if you could post an example of a protected domain name. Thank you.
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Setup my domain at Whois.com as nameservers for a Dedicated Server with Kloxo

this is my first time at ServerFault, I'm a stackoverflow user. I'm faceing the next problem and may be its me, but I can't find proper guides to set up a domain and nameservers for a dedicated box. ...
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How can I check whether a domain is occupier without fear that whois provider will immediately register it?

There are many horror stories when people checked domains, found not occupied, but when came back to register the best one, all of them appeared to be registered by someone else. So, what is the ...