Port 43 Whois Announcement

Deepak Jain deepak at ai.net
Tue Nov 16 21:02:36 UTC 1999


Maybe its me, but when I check whois.nsiregistry.net, it tells me to 
check rs.internic.net for contact information. ??

Deepak Jain
AiNET

On Tue, 16 Nov 1999, Newell, Tom wrote:

> 
> An FYI of an operational nature.......
> 
> --Tom
> Director of gTLD Programs
> NSI Registry
> 
> ##########################################
> 
> Redirecting Port 43 Whois
> 
> The following change is being made to comply with the recently 
> negotiated and signed agreements between the U.S. Department of 
> Commerce, ICANN, and NSI.  
> 
> Effective December 1, 1999 Network Solutions will be redirecting 
> port 43 (rs.internic.net) Whois from the NSI Registrar Whois to 
> the NSI Registry Whois.   The NSI Registry Whois can currently be 
> found at whois.nsiregistry.net.  After this occurs, port 43 Whois 
> will show the following information: domain name, registrar, Whois 
> server, registrar referral URL and the names of the name servers 
> associated with the domain.  To obtain registrant and domain name 
> contact information, users will need to refer to the Whois service 
> provided by the registrar for the domain name. 
> 
> Send questions or comments to whois at nsiregistry.net.
> 
> 




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