[Dshield] whois queries
BLANCHAJ at bsci.com
Wed Sep 10 16:29:28 GMT 2003
This is old old news. The strange domain responses from whois
have been around for quite some time. They are actually sub-domains
of others, such as:
is actually a sub of Wanadoodoo.com, same thing with all the
others. Just ppl playing games is all.
If you want to actually query yahoo.com do:
That will filter out the bogus sub domains.
The whois querys I've done seem fine. Might want to
check the server your using for the query
whois -h Whois_Server =domainname
From: Samantha Fetter [mailto:sama at snowplow.org]
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 11:49 AM
To: General DShield Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Dshield] whois queries
I should have waited before shooting off that response.
Some queries are coming back fine.
Others, like for yahoo.com, also seem.... off:
Also, this one has been like this for a LONG time:
> Is anyone else having problems doing whois queries?
> I did a whois query on google.com and received this information back:
> All other whois queries I have done just hang and do nothing...
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