wierd whois problem
paul at city-fan.org
Thu Nov 9 10:35:14 UTC 2006
John Aldrich wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 November 2006 3:50 pm, Paul Howarth wrote:
>> It's working for me. My whois client is /usr/bin/whois, from the jwhois
>> Could you give an example of a domain you've tried and the information
>> you expected to get back in one go but didn't?
> Sure... I'll use one of my domains: dngnbbs.com. Here's what I get:
> [john at slave1 ~]$ whois dngnbbs.com
> [Querying whois.verisign-grs.com]
> Whois Server Version 2.0
> Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
> with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
> for detailed information.
> Domain Name: DNGNBBS.COM
> Registrar: GO DADDY SOFTWARE, INC.
> Whois Server: whois.godaddy.com
> Under the *old* system (FC3) it would automatically re-direct to
> whois.godaddy.com and provide the info. Instead, it now requires me to
> *manually* query the registrar. I realize that the current way of things was
> how it used to work, back in the "old-old days" (i.e. back when it was still
> RedHat...maybe even before RH9) but I kinda got spoiled by not having to
> manually query the registrar.
This looks like a regression. Add the following clause to the
server-options section of /etc/jwhois.conf:
whois-redirect = ".*Whois Server: \\(.*\\)";
That'll fix it.
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