3
votes
1answer
144 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
332 views

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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votes
1answer
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
102 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
474 views

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.
3
votes
3answers
171 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
286 views

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.
1
vote
2answers
606 views

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. ...
3
votes
2answers
666 views

Does hitting this command in unix have a rate limit?

$whois somedomain.com What is the limit on this?
0
votes
2answers
174 views

What are my responsibilities as a domain holder?

I have a handful of com, net and uk domains, all registered with the correct postal, email and telephone contacts. I'm not using any whois-privacy services, except with some of my UK domains where the ...
0
votes
4answers
990 views

whois: query by person's name?

Is it possible to know all of the domains registered by some individual or company using the free whois services on the internet? A sort of "Reverese Whois"?
0
votes
2answers
109 views

How to be sure that a domain name is not already taken?

I'm looking forward to register the domain in with the .IQ extension like (game.iq). But I wonder if those domains are all listed in the global WHO.IS services? The problem is this domain requires a ...
5
votes
7answers
190 views

Tools for finding domain names [closed]

I've built out a pet project of mine, and am now looking for a good domain name for it. Arbitrarily doing whois lookups on ideas that pop into my head seems inefficient. What tools do you use when ...