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Re: DOS Attacks and reliable network contact data.

  • From: Bryan Bradsby
  • Date: Sun Oct 22 22:22:26 2000

I like ipw from the FreeBSD ports collection. 

In this case ipw returns several lines of useful information, including 

  tech-c:      YO020JP 

Then the next step is

  akbar% whois -h YO020JP/e

giving you the answer you seek.

-bryan bradsby
unix admin

On Sun, 22 Oct 2000, Jason Slagle wrote:

> Yes, but even geektools falls flat on it's face for lets say
> :sigh:  I really wish we could get a common format for these.  
> I really like the ripe style databases.
> Jason
> ---
> Jason Slagle - CCNA - CCDA
> Network Administrator - Toledo Internet Access - Toledo Ohio
> - - - WHOIS JS10172
> Version: 3.12 GE d-- s:+ a-- C++ UL+++ P--- L+++ E- W- N+ o-- K- w---
> O M- V PS+ PE+++ Y+ PGP t+ 5 X+ R tv+ b+ DI+ D G e+ h! r++ y+
> ------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------
> On Sun, 22 Oct 2000, Joe  Shaw wrote:
> > Yes, there is.  Use the Geektools whois proxy at  You
> > can also get the perl source and setup your own proxy, since they only
> > allow something like 10 or so queries a day.  I've used their source in a
> > few tools and have had no real problems with it.
> > 
> > Of course, once the technological means are taken care of you still have
> > to have reliable contact information in the database, and someone who'll
> > actually read your complaint and respond in an acceptable amount of time.

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