Is whois.apnic.net down? (IPv6-MW)

jay at miscreant.org jay at miscreant.org
Tue Feb 10 14:43:00 CST 2009


Quoting Scott Howard <scott at doc.net.au>:

> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 8:48 AM, Dale Carstensen <dlc at lampinc.com> wrote:
>
>> >I get "Connection timed out" on whois commands to it.
>>
>> Sorry to attempt to answer my own question, but maybe it's the fires
>> in Australia, as the last traceroute hop is a Brisbane.telstra.net
>>
>
> Brisbane (where APNIC is) is close to 1000 miles from Melbourne (where the
> fires are).
> Ironically the state Brisbane is in is currently experiencing very bad
> flooding over most of the state...
>
> But I digress.   www.apnic.net is also down over IPv4, but reachable over
> IPv6.  whois.apnic.net doesn't seem to have an IPv6 address.
>
>   Scott.
>

   9    33 ms    33 ms    33 ms  203.119.76.66
  10    36 ms    35 ms    35 ms  whois.apnic.net [202.12.29.13]

Trace complete.

It's reachable from where I'm sitting (NSW)





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