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Re: NSI again removes services
On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, Louis Lee wrote: > "John R. Levine" wrote: > > > > Try "whois dump domainname" > > I've found that not all whois clients pass all the options onto > the whois server. Additionally, you may not want to rely on > another client from within a script...especially if you're trying > to straighten out your SWIPs for that last /14 assigned to you. > My machines generally come with fwhois, which wants it in the format 'whois $domain@$server'...As you suggest, sending the commands straight to the TCP port takes care of that. FWIF, NSI seem to have reinstated the date information. The impression I got from our account manager was that a lot of people had been bending his ear over that one :) -- Patrick Evans - Sysadmin, caffeine addict and beat poet pre at pre dot org www.pre.org/pre I have opinions. I'm allowed to. You don't. You're not.