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Re: Whois -a?
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 08:20:45AM -0500, John Murphy wrote: > > Straight from the MAN page Roeland (man whois)... > > ... > DESCRIPTION > Whois looks up records in the databases maintained by several Network > In- > formation Centers (NICs). > > The options are as follows: > > -a Use the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) database. > It contains network numbers used in those parts of the world > cov- > ered neither by APNIC nor by RIPE. Contact (handle) information > should be looked up by appending "-ARIN" to the NIC handle: > ... whois -a is most commonly seen on BSD systems, and is most definitely not available on every current UNIX. Greetz, Peter.