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How do I get domain's nameservers from the "source"?

When I run whois google.com, it shows following name servers: Name Server: ns2.google.com Name Server: ns4.google.com Name Server: ns3.google.com Name Server: ns1.google.com So my question is, where ...
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Why does whois command not work work with the www prefix when writing the URL

When we use whois suppose whois www.netflix.com shows that there is no match for the website in the whois database. But this works when we use whois netflix.com.
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How does my linux OS make so quickly sign in process?

I have written this shell script to test sha-516 hash password string : myhash='$6$nxIRLUXhRQlj$t29nGt1moX3KcuFZmRwUjdiS9pcLWpqKhAY0Y0bp2pqs3fPrnVAXKKbLfyZcvkkcwcbr2Abc8sBZBXI9UaguU.' #Which is ...
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Is there a way to do a second-level domain search in linux?

When using whois in linux, I notice that it fails to return results for second-level domain search like ubuy.com.se. Output: domain "ubuy.com.se" not found. Is there any alternative I can ...
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What is the meaning of T Z format in whois output?

I've just notice this format when doing whois just now. What is the meaning of T and Z format in whois output? E.g. user@linux:~$ whois example.com Domain Name: EXAMPLE.COM Registry Domain ID:...
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How to get country code/name in the tail command result?

I have asked this question about filtering out a LOG file The LOG file is : Jan 26 01:05:47 server54 kernel: [41s58.6w4335] INPUT:DROP: IN=eth4 OUT= MAC=d3:ss:43:23:23:43 SRC=1.1.1.1 DST=127.0.0.0 ...
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Bulk Resolution of IP Address - Script?

I have a list of IP addresses within a comma delimited CSV file. They are all located within column A. (ip.csv) I would like to use WHOIS, or if there is a better way please advise to check each ...
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Whois queries with color output

Is there an easy way to make whois queries from the terminal have syntax coloring in the output so it would be easier to read? Something basic like coloring NOT FOUND in red, and field names and ...
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Quickly verify a large number of domains via whois

If I do time whois google.com it takes about a second to come back with a response to if a domain is registered or not. If I do (a non-existant domain) time whois fslafdjlsadjflsjdf.com It comes ...
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how to do domain ip lookup in debian

I can use a web-service to lookup the IP Address allotted to a website and then do a reverse lookup to get more info. about range of the IP Address to whom it was allocated to. But from what brief ...
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Who does Linux ask when you perform a whois?

When you do: $ whois stackoverflow.com does your Linux first do a DNS query, find the IP of stackoverflow.com, and then ask the information directly there? Or does it ask a "root" whois server (is ...
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How do you use proxy with the whois command?

I tried exporting into http_proxy and https_proxy but that didn't seem to work. I am guessing that there is another way to use a proxy when querying whois information from the command line?
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Obtain WHOIS data field(s) without parsing?

Using the command line tools available in a common GNU/Linux distro (e.g. Fedora/Debian/Ubuntu/etc), is there a general way to get the value of some specific WHOIS field (e.g. the registrant's ...
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How to trim the WHOIS disclaimer?

What's the best way to trim the massive disclaimer from the end of the whois output? It looks something like this: >>> Last update of WHOIS database: 2017-01-30T20:17:39Z <<< ...
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Centos 7: Whois And Repositories

Everytime I try to install whois with: yum install whois -y I get an error that says: No package whois available. Error: Nothing to do Looks to me that repositories are messed up. Can I get some ...
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How to adjust this little script from IPv4 to IPv6?

This script is checking who is knocking on the phone line and displays the address by whois of the person who wanted to knock on the phone line. awk '{ for (i = 1; i <= NF; i++) if ($i ...
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How do I look up NIC handles for whois?

Sometimes, I look up the whois for an IP address, and only see NIC handles listed. How do I look up those handles directly using the command line whois client? I've tried whois <NIC-HANDLE> but ...
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How to fix whois Command Error

i have Kali Linux version 2016.1 installed on my system. i am trying to run command "whois " but there is an error "bash: whois: command not found"
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How can I add a filter to my grep script to NOT include a string?

I'm working on a script that will separate the Registrar information from a domains whois. So far it's working enough but there are a few things that I want to remove in order for it to be a bit ...
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Website is active but domain name not showing on WhoIs lookup from Linux command-line

I am trying to lookup the WhoIs entry for the following domain: anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk However, while typing the URL directly into the browser displays a web-page, when I type: whois anorien.csc....
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How to set torify + whois work correctly?

i'm using manjaro. I'm trying to use: torify whois, torsocks whois, proxychais whois. I tried to do that with sudo command, and all this command give me back the same output: [Feb 23 21:15:57] PERROR ...
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how to block ip addresses using the whois command

I am trying to block public ip addresses/ranges of specific organizations in my firewall. To accomplish the purpose, I need to find out the actual list of netblocks/IP addresses they own. For ...
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How do I only get whois data for an exact domain?

When I query a whois server with something like google.com, I get a whole slew of unrelated results, including things like GOOGLE.COM.SPAMMING.IS.UNETHICAL.PLEASE.STOP.THEM.HUAXUEERBAN.COM. Here I'm ...
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How does Debian select or prioritize IPv4 and IPv6 connections?

I'm going to explain my question with an example. I have two servers, A and B, both runs Debian 7.8, both have dual-stack connection to the Internet (I don't know if it matters but they even have the ...
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How do I add text to an output file?

I have a script for doing whois lookups: #!/bin/bash for domain in `cat /Users/jason/Desktop/letters.txt `; do echo $domain >> /Users/jason/Desktop/whois-results.txt whois $domain | grep "...
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Why would whois take up 100% of the CPU?

Running top on my CentOS web server shows an instance of whois running from 99-100% of one of the CPUs. I've not knowingly used whois on this server before, would it be safe just to kill this process?...
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Is whois command safe for privacy?

I remember in the past that companies such as Network Solutions will steal your searched domain name when you perform a domain search at their website. I want to know, is the built-in command whois ...
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WHOIS over SSH via specific port

Is it possible to issue WHOIS requests via my local machine over a port other than 43 to a remote box to execute? Ideally, I'm using Jsch and I'd like to be able to round-robin these requests. I've ...
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How to query RIPE database on the command line?

Using the stock whois (on Fedora) I can easily get information for an IP adress: $ whois SOME_IP % This is the RIPE Database query service. % The objects are in RPSL format. % % The RIPE Database is ...
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Control source address for whois queries

is it possible to execute the command "whois" and choose the outgoing ip for the query? I have mounted several IP's on my network interface "/etc/network/interfaces" for ssl porpuses, but would be ...
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Add in `whois` servers

Does anyone know how to configure the whois command to add in whois servers for the whois command? FYI: it's not whois, the one that's on OSX. Would have posted in Apple version but figured I'd get ...