.ve WHOIS is Back (was: Re: .ve WHOIS Down?)

Crist Clark Crist.Clark at globalstar.com
Tue Feb 9 17:41:07 UTC 2010

>>> On 2/8/2010 at 7:28 PM, Nathan Ward <nanog at daork.net> wrote:
> 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 
> ... etc.
> 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.

Seems to be up now. My WHOIS client is working today and the web
site WHOIS is working, so it looks like the site was really just
down for a while.

Thanks for the response.

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