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Why is whois data not available for some sites?

I am trying to check the whois details for a site uq.oz.au and not able to find any data. I have tried multiple whois engines. Could someone let me know why this is the case? Shouldn't registration ...
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Whois command corrupted on mac

Whois lookup is not displaying correct information. Dig and other network commands work perfectly correct and I'm able to connect to any/everything. However, this whois lookup corruption concerns me. ...
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Automate whois lookup with Automator

I would like to automate a whois query script using automator. And as I have read from a past Q&A, I've already done this: Get Specified Text xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Run Shell Script for x in "$@"; ...
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IDN-aware Windows command line WHOIS utility

I use Mark Russinovich's excellent whois.exe to perform WHOIS queries from the command prompt in Microsoft Windows. This works very well, but it does not handle IDNs. For instance, if I try to check ...
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whois query doesn't work

Today I encountered a problem with jwhois. The problem is that it doesn't respond at all. It just queries the given or predefined host and gives no other output after this. Here are a few examples: ...
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Access to the .co Zone File?

Not sure if SuperUser is the right place to ask this, feel free to move accordingly. I've been looking for how/where to get access to the complete .co zone file, but so far I only found a couple of ...
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How does ping figure out the IP address of a website?

I'm trying to understand better the different network-query tools such as nc, curl, whois, dig, nslookup and at the same time a bit more about the architecture of internet requests, servers, and the ...
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How can I determine country information from whois output when two are returned?

whois 61.14.160.0 gives me the following result. Which of the two countries listed should be correct (MY or JP)? % [whois.apnic.net node-2] % Whois data copyright terms ...
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How can I find all the domains a specific name server is hosting?

How can I find out all the domains a specific name server is hosting? When evaluating shared web hosting services, it would be nice to be able to see how many other domains are being hosted on the ...
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is whoisthisdomain by nirsoft safe? [closed]

I have been in the domain world for about 3 months now but have already been a victim of front running. I use the command line now, but I don't like typing commands and sometimes I get "server failed" ...
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Timeout in whois command

Unable to figure out the problem with whois command. Whenever i give any query to whois command it gives timeout error. I also learned about jwhois command but it seems it is also getting similar ...
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How to find out the host for a dubious website?

I've recently received a spam email that links to a website of legally doubtful content. How can I find out the Internet provider for the site, such that I can complain about the site? The ...
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Whois wildcard query

In a dicussion with an organization owning the "foo" trademark I'd like to look for all domains containing foo in their name or at least domains starting with "foo". How could I do such a whois ...
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Automator script to do a whois lookup

I'd like to take an IP address from my Terminal, right click, select Services > Whois and get the results back somehow. This doesn't exist so I'm wanting to create a simple Automator script to do ...
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Parsing .co.uk whois with awk

I wonder if someone could tell me why these awks are not working, they should supply the registrar and the expiry date : ${AWK} -F: '/Registrar:/ && $0 != "" { getline; ...
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Scripting output of a telnet connection

Another whois question, is it possible for me to take the output of a telnet connection to a file. telnet whois.internic.net 43 then I =google.com and get a response. Can I get this to return ...
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Whois Response issues

Ok trying to work this out and getting confused. I am using the whois command and getting responses from the registrar server ie : whois google.com this returns for the expirys : Created ...
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What are the limits of whois command on unix?

All whois services i've used on the web have some limit on number of queries per day or per hour. However, the limit of whois command on unix doesn't seem to be specify anywhere.
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Check a list of domains with the WHOIS command

I want to set up a batch file or cronjob of some sort, using the linux command line, to check the availability of domain names. I will provide the list of domains to check using another file. It must ...
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How to do many whois look-ups via Windows? [closed]

I am used to using whois.sc/domaintools by just typing http://whois.sc/superuser.com via the browser, but I am liking less and less that they are selling private historical whois information for ...
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How do I figure out which user is behind an IP address?

I was able to get a connected IP addresses on my network by pinging the broadcast IP. Now how do I figure out more information about that individual IP address, say it is 192.168.0.199? Can I say ...
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What breaks my whois on OS X?

For some reason whois does not seem to work on my machine: whois heise.de whois: connect(): Connection refused whois google.com whois: connect(): Connection refused whois cia.gov whois: connect(): ...
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Windows port of jwhois?

Other than UnxUtils or GnuWin32, does anyone know of any Windows ports of the GNU jwhois utility? UnxUtils contains a very old version (2.4.1) that no longer works properly, and GnuWin32 crashes ...
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What does getting an answer from dig but not from whois imply?

So when I execute this: dig hrndva-omtalb.mail.rr.com I get this: hrndva-omtalb.mail.rr.com. 7208 IN A 71.74.56.122 hrndva-omtalb.mail.rr.com. 7208 IN A 71.74.56.123 ...
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Lists all domains hosted on an IP address

I am looking for a command line way to find all the domains hosted on the same IP address. Is there a way to scan all A records with nslookup? How do Sites like: ...
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Private whois: How to know the owner? [closed]

Is there a way to get information about the owner of a domain with private whois ?
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Whois Domain Info

I did an IP lookup this morning to trace its origins based on an email I received. Within a section labeled 'Whois Domain Info', it reads the following: Whois Server Version 2.0 Domain ...
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Is there any reverse whois service? [closed]

Can I get a list of all registered domains for a specific person/company?
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What does unknown mean in response to a whois query?

I performed a whois query through whois.net on a .com domain and for 90% of the fields including Registrant ID and Registrant Name the value is "Unknown". Isn't this now illegal to not specify valid ...
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How to use command line whois for “spam infected” domains like apple.com?

In short: is there any way to get the full whois-details for domains like apple.com, using the command line on Max OS X? Running whois on the command line for, for example, apple.com is like ...
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Strange whois results

Did a whois today on Facebook (because it was unreachable) and noticed strange things coming up. Any idea what this is all about? (Ignore the brush marks, hiding the stuff that was behind)