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Old 04-27-2006, 01:35 PM
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Decent whois service


I had been using whois.sc since a long time, but recently found them very slow for giving results.
Is there any other fast alternative ?

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Old 04-27-2006, 01:38 PM
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Linux shell, hands down. It's *THE* most accurate and upto-date.

If you don't have Linux installed or access to shell on some server, http://dnsstuff.com seems pretty good alternative.

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Old 04-27-2006, 02:40 PM
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I had been using whois.sc since a long time, but recently found them very slow for giving results.
Is there any other fast alternative ?
The best is iWhois.com. Fast and clean design.

Best of all, they don't monitor your queries.

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Old 04-27-2006, 05:00 PM
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The best is iWhois.com. Fast and clean design.

Best of all, they don't monitor your queries.
Good to know they don't monitor queries. I use that site a lot myself since it shows
both registrar and registry data.


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Old 04-28-2006, 02:28 PM
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Old 04-30-2006, 12:01 PM
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Old 04-30-2006, 08:12 PM
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I'm with Stan. A command line (not necessarily) program like that available under linux and often ported to other OS. I don't use windows, but I'm sure there are similar programs available under that platform. The iWhois.com looks interesting.

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Old 05-01-2006, 01:50 AM
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A command line (not necessarily) program like that available under linux and often ported to other OS.
The ports in this particular case aren't usually even remotely as successful as the original.

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Old 05-01-2006, 07:45 PM
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Why are they not as successful?

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Old 05-03-2006, 12:14 PM
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Was just surfing for free port 43 whois server when came across this site
port43whois.com, don't know how accurate this is but it's quite FAST!!

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Old 05-04-2006, 01:25 AM
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Fast? It sucks!! Results for google.com : Connect failed to: com.whois-servers.net

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Old 05-04-2006, 03:29 AM
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i have to agree on tht one, i guess something is wrong with the site itself. The site itself is not opening for me right now.

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Old 05-05-2006, 11:01 AM
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none of the above solutions are fine enought. dnsstuff and dnsreports are better instead.

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Old 05-06-2006, 01:30 AM
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I have a command line app installed but, for the life of me, can't recall where it came from. I also have this "installed" as well though I don't think it really installed so much as I extracted it and just dragged a shortcut right to the quick launch.

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Old 05-06-2006, 04:04 AM
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Command line all the way!

Why do in HTTP what you can do in RAW WHOIS?

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