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1answer
40 views

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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2answers
225 views

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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2answers
179 views

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 ...
0
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4answers
463 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.
0
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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
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1answer
467 views

My registrar won't/can't change my WHOIS entry - can I do it myself?

I bought my first .com domain today, having recently used a country-specific domain. My registrar had to create an account for me on their new billing system to enable the transaction as part of the ...
5
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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 ...