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Re: [vox-tech] whois question



On Mon, 8 Oct 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> i want to find the admin contact for kauhava.fi.

finland...

> Received: from smtp.kauhava.fi (bt187.netikka.fi [213.250.107.187])
>         by landau.ucdavis.edu (8.9.3+Sun/8.9.3) with ESMTP id CAA00562
>         for <psalzman@landau.ucdavis.edu>; Mon, 8 Oct 2001 02:26:28 -0700
> i queried arin.net, networksolutions.com, whois.ncst.ernet.in, internic.net
> whois databases with no success.
> 
> how does one find out which whois server is responsible for a given domain
> name?

I think Eurpoe = RIPE NIC/whois servers...

http://www.apnic.net/maps/tld-list.html

I tried a lookup with the ".fi" extention, with no success, but drop the
fi ext:
whois -h whois.ripe.net kauhava


Even the RIPE folks would not take it with the .fi, but the block / range
does match with the host name in tyour header:

http://www.ripe.net/perl/whois?213.250.105.0+-+213.250.107.255

inetnum:      213.250.105.0 - 213.250.107.255
netname:      SYO
descr:        Suomen Yrittajaopisto is a business school
descr:        in Kauhava.
country:      FI
admin-c:      TS20529-RIPE
tech-c:       JK24-RIPE
mnt-by:       VLP-VLT-MNT
status:       ASSIGNED PA
notify:       johan.kaustinen@finnet.fi
changed:      borje.linden@finnet.fi 20010904
source:       RIPE

also, drop the "fi" and you get:
http://www.ripe.net/perl/whois?query=-a+kauhava
inetnum:      213.250.112.0 - 213.250.113.255
netname:      Kauhava
descr:        Kauhava is a town in the Vaasa area.
country:      FI
admin-c:      RH15701-RIPE
tech-c:       JK24-RIPE
mnt-by:       VLP-VLT-MNT
status:       ASSIGNED PA
notify:       johan.kaustinen@finnet.fi
changed:      borje.linden@finnet.fi 20010827
source:       RIPE

Then IN ADDR ARPA form shows something else:

person:       Johan Kaustinen
address:      Vaasan Laanin Puhelin OY
address:      Simukkatie 6
address:      65100-Vaasa
address:      Finland
phone:        +358 6 411 3105
fax-no:       +358 6 317 0146
e-mail:       johan.kaustinen@finnet.fi
nic-hdl:      JK24-RIPE
notify:       borje.linden@finnet.fi
changed:      borje.linden@finnet.fi 20000428
source:       RIPE




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