Re: DNS: Re: Whois for AU

Re: DNS: Re: Whois for AU

From: Jeff Williams <jwkckid1§ix.netcom.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 1998 04:48:32 +0100
Adam and all,

Adam Todd wrote:

> >> It does not serve information for NET.AU which can be found at
> >> whois.connect.com.au.
> >
> >  Yes I found that several weeks ago.  This is a departure form how the
> >structure should work however.
>
> OH I GET IT!  Gosh took a while to sink in!
>
> Whois comes preconfigured to use the INTERNIC Whois server.
>
> I always wondered why COM.AU sites didn't show up :)
>
> >> TELSTRA.NET is an INTERNIC registration and will be found only on the
> >> INTERNIC whois.
> >>
> >> IP addresses are worse.  Some are found in AUNIC, others in APNIC.
> >
> >  This would depend on where those IP addresses were requested from.  Nothing
> >really strange or out of line here though.  This is a problem that started
>
> Except that whois to find an address again.
>
> And a clear message from InterNIC that you should look elsewhere.
>
> Hmm, maybe it's time for ALTERNATE WHOIS!

  This is an excellent idea.

>
>
> One that has all the data!
>
> I'll announce the URL and Server next week!

  I think it is going to take you a bit longer than that, depending on how you go
about it.
If you plan to pull down all the Internics database amongst some others there in
Australia that will take a bit more time than a week.  This however is not the
only method available.

Regards,


--
Jeffrey A. Williams
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Received on Tue Jun 23 1998 - 21:20:20 UTC

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