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Re: whois database not being updated...

  • From: John M. Brown
  • Date: Mon Mar 29 04:55:02 1999

Its become common practice for NSI to not update the Whois in 
a timely fashion..  

Dig and other tools are your friend to see if its live in the 
world....

jmb

At 09:04 PM 3/28/99 -0500, you wrote:
>
>Has anyone noticed that the whois database is not showing updates to objects?
>
>What I mean is, although it shows...
>
>Database last updated on 27-Mar-99 16:27:44 EST.
>
>...objects are not showing up in the database.
>
>Example:
>
>We received confirmation on one of our clients domains:
>
>From: Domain Registration Role Account <domreg@internic.net>
>Message-Id: <199903262007.PAA29021@mts2.internic.net>
>Subject: Re: [NIC-990326.839e] 1GIG.NET
>Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 15:07:36 -0500 (EST)
>Reply-To: domreg@internic.net
>To: John.Fraizer@EZ-Hosting.Com
>Cc: noc@ENTERZONE.NET
>X-Mailer: fastmail [version 2.4 PL24alpha4]
>X-UIDL: 227373416c861caaa4cc3d0efb76e90a
>
>Registration for the domain name shown below has been completed.
>
>
>Yet, a whois shows NOTHING:
>
>[root@Overkill /root]# whois 1gig.net
>[rs.internic.net]
>No match for "1GIG.NET".
>
>The InterNIC Registration Services database contains ONLY
>non-military and non-US Government Domains and contacts.
>Other associated whois servers:
>   American Registry for Internet Numbers - whois.arin.net
>   European IP Address Allocations        - whois.ripe.net
>   Asia Pacific IP Address Allocations    - whois.apnic.net
>   US Military                            - whois.nic.mil
>   US Government                          - whois.nic.gov
>
>
>But, it's in the zone file:
>
>[root@Overkill /root]# nslookup
>Default Server:  NS1.ENTERZONE.NET
>Address:  209.41.244.5
>> server ns.netsol.com
>Default Server:  ns.netsol.com
>Address:  198.41.0.196
>
>> 1gig.net
>Server:  ns.netsol.com
>Address:  198.41.0.196
>
>Non-authoritative answer:
>1gig.net        nameserver = NS1.ENTERZONE.NET
>1gig.net        nameserver = NS2.ENTERZONE.NET
>
>Authoritative answers can be found from:
>1gig.net        nameserver = NS1.ENTERZONE.NET
>1gig.net        nameserver = NS2.ENTERZONE.NET
>NS1.ENTERZONE.NET       internet address = 209.41.244.5
>NS2.ENTERZONE.NET       internet address = 209.41.244.6
>>
>
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