whois.internic.net / whois.crsnic.net IPv6 timeouts

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Wed Jul 10 19:52:59 UTC 2013

>  Don't know if it'll help or if this is simply old news to most, but
>  the whois systems (whois.internic.net/whois.crsnic.net) have AAAA
>  records and happily answer TCP/43 requests w/ the usual blurb, but all
>  the servers I've hit then fail to actually provide data and instead
>  the whois client (Ubuntu 13.04) simply time-outs.

"It works fine for me."

I've had problems before and would guess that it's a routing issue.
It my impression that they're anycasted.

>  Anyone from NetSol care?

Since they haven't had anything to do with internic.net or crsnic.net
for over a decade, probably not.


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