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ICANN Domain Grace Period for expired domains

Recently my domain has expired (2 weeks ago) According to the ICANN website: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/errp-2013-02-28-en, it says the following: 3.1. With the exception of sponsored ...
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Do any linux services query the RIPE database?

Lately when I query whois from one of our servers I almost always receive the following message indicating that we are exceedind daily usage limits: Queries from your IP address have passed the daily ...
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how can I know since when has a BGP prefix been allocated?

I am a bit confused. I would like to know since when a current ASN (and its corresponding prefixes) have been in place. When I look at the example at team-cymru (http://www.team-cymru.com/IP-ASN-...
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can I still map an IP address to its ASN number when the last octet is masked?

I have a database of IP addresses whose last octet has been masked IpAnonymizer.mask_ip("8.8.4.4") # => "8.8.4.0" Can I still use map these IPs to their respective Autonomous Numbers or the ...
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Is it possible to know who hosts a website using cmd only?

I read similar questions but I didn't find something similar to what I'm asking. Suppose that we want to know who hosts a particular website knowing the domain name using the cmd only. I found many ...
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nameservers reported by whois cannot be found by nslookup

The nameservers of my domain are listed correctly on the whois entry: whois destiglobal.com | grep NS gives the following result: Name Server: HEATHER.NS.CLOUDFLARE.COM Name Server: OWEN.NS....
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How does the domain name system know the authoritative nameserver for my domain name? [duplicate]

Note: Someone linked to Why does DNS work the way it does? as a possible duplicate. But this link does not answer my question. Specifically, this link does not describe where exactly a regular domain ...
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Dig DNS vs Whois

I have a client that has their name services done through some third part. The domain was registered through Godaddy (yet a different third party). The name service provider had their domain names ...
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Can you tell who own's an IP address? Like a whois lookup but for IPs [closed]

I'm renting a VPS from a company and I wanted to not be associated with this IP. Mostly for free speech reasons (life blog) to prevent doxxing. Anyway I registered the domain privately, and I rented ...
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Why nslookup or dig doesn't return nameservers for certain domains?

Why nslookup or dig doesn't return nameservers for certain domains? Example: dig @8.8.8.8 NS zzy.pl ; <<>> DiG 9.9.5-9+deb8u10-Raspbian <<>> @8.8.8.8 NS zzy.pl ; (1 server ...
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My domain whois admin contact is pointing to a nonexistent email address

I've registered a domain name with OldRegistar. I've used the private whois information option, that meant the admin contact was set to a proxy email address that forwarded to my real email address. ...
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What's the meaning of “blocked_word: CG” in whois?

A customer says they want to park a domain with us. In theory, they should have registered that domain already. But when I look it up with whois, I get this: jcastro@localhost:~$ whois ...
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Why do some domain names have extremely truncated whois information?

Recently I saw the whois record for google.com, and it has none of the usual information such as the admin's contact details. It is extremely truncated: Domain Name: GOOGLE.COM Registry Domain ID: ...
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CentOS 6.9, jwhois incomplete output

From some days I noticing a strange whois output under CentOS 6.9 with .com domains: whois google.com [Interrogando whois.verisign-grs.com] [whois.verisign-grs.com] Domain Name: GOOGLE.COM ...
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Hundreds of the same IP Address in survey [closed]

In my business we have surveys about corporations (kinda like yelp). When we looked at the IP Addresses of those who voted, there where several hundred from the same 4 IP Addresses. I looked those ...
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Why do name servers occur in whois as well as DNS?

I am trying to understand why the name servers for a domain occurs in both whois information and DNS information. For example, the following whois output shows that ns1.google.com, ns2.google.com, ...
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40.96.18.165 keeps visiting my web server

Something/someone from 40.96.18.165 has been hitting my web server exactly eight times a day everyday since Feb 5, 2017. The user agent used is Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0). ...
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Migrating DNS provider when having high NS-record TTL

I have recently migrated one of my .com-domain zones from DNS provider A to DNS provider B, however the TTL on the NS-records for the zone on provider A is very high = 432000 (5 days), and thus I feel ...
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Is it valid for a domain to have whois but no NS or A record?

I've been doing system administration for a couple of decades and my understanding has always been that: whois was allocated as part of domain registration (obviously not all TLDs have whois, but for ...
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Getting the ISP for sending a DMCA Takedown Notice from IP address or domain name

There is this site which is cloning our project "pixabay.com" in basically everything: contents, layout, etc. We would like to send a DMCA Takedown Notice to their ISP. However, when looking up the ...
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How do I install an rwhois server?

I want to run an rwhois server as an ISP, to manage customers' WHOIS information. ARIN's implementation seems to be abandoned or lost. Is that still the server to run? Are there updated instructions ...
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Domain renewal/expiration date for european domains (whois)

How can I get from the console information about domain expiration date for european domains, like .eu, .de, .sk? For .com domains I just use whois example.com, but for european domains I get just ...
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Are there alternatives to the 'who.is' website? [closed]

I'm looking for alternatives to who.is. I tried the following Linux commands: host -a dig example.nl ANY nslookup example.nl -all But none display all the information, just as in who.is website, DNS ...
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How can I get WHOIS records for domains with similar domains?

When I make a WHOIS query for google.com I get the following list of similar domains back: $ whois google.com Aborting search 50 records found ..... GOOGLE.COM.AFRICANBATS.ORG GOOGLE.COM....
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whois records for nameserver, how and why?

How are whois-records for nameservers handled? There are websites with searchfuntion for whois-nameservrs, like: https://who.is/nameserver/ How do I get my own nameserver to be searchable? Why ...
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Why can't I whois '.google' domains?

I know of only two domains under the TLD google (owned by Google, obviously): nic.google lers.google However, neither of these give valid output when used with whois: $ whois nic.google No whois ...
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Arvixe claims that my physical host is located in Europe eventhough the whois information

When I look whois of the site it seems like located in US. My site is: www.evdore.com. 1 * * * 2 hos-tr1.juniper1.rz13.hetzner.de 213.239.224.1 de 0.145 ms hos-tr4....
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Hostname lookup fails, name server set up correctly

We have a small network, with a main server (hosting our own website and functioning as a name server) and some web hosting servers. Since yesterday we have an issue with a domain of a client of ours ...
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Registering domain with NIC handle?

Many moons ago I was a system administrator for a small company. I vaguely remember that when I registered domains, they would be using a "handle" which I think was for me "BP897". My previous ...
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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

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 properly,...
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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? [closed]

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. example.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 http://reports.internic.net/...
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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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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 "ns1.example....
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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 [closed]

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 "...