Peter van Dijk
peter at dataloss.nl
Tue May 15 13:35:37 UTC 2001
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 08:20:45AM -0500, John Murphy wrote:
> Straight from the MAN page Roeland (man whois)...
> Whois looks up records in the databases maintained by several Network
> 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
> 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.
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