.ve WHOIS Down?
nanog at daork.net
Mon Feb 8 21:28:49 CST 2010
On 9/02/2010, at 2:13 PM, Crist Clark wrote:
> For want of a better place to ask, I'm wondering if anyone monitoring
> this list might know what is up with the registro.nic.ve web site.
> The WHOIS at www.nic.ve refers to that site, and it appears to be down
> (for me and downforeveryoneorjustme.com too). Doing old fashioned
> native WHOIS isn't working any better.
$ whois -h whois.nic.ve nic.ve
Servidor Whois de NIC-Venezuela (.VE)
Este servidor contiene informacion autoritativa exclusivamente de dominios .VE
Cualquier consulta sobre este servicio, puede hacerla al correo electronico whois at nic.ve
I get a proper response, anyway.
There is no A record in the DNS for ve.whois-servers.net, which is what my client tries first. Perhaps this is where the confusion lies.
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