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Re: Question for WHOIS query

  • From: william(at)
  • Date: Wed Nov 03 20:04:15 2004

On Wed, 3 Nov 2004, Dan Lockwood wrote:

> Where can a person go to get a "one stop" WHOIS query for AS and prefix
> information instead of trying ARIN, then RIPE, etc?

whois -h ASsingle-number
 - will be interpreted as query for ASN
whois -h x.x.x.x 
 - will be interpreted as query for IP

If engine does not autodetect it properly and you need to force certain 
type of query prefix the query with "ip#" for forcing it to be ip query
and "asn#" for ASNs.

William Leibzon
Elan Networks
[email protected]