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Old 10-05-2006, 07:33 AM   #1
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setting up whois


I'm having problems performing whois queries. here is and example:

[root@test /]# whois yahoo.com
[Querying whois.internic.net]
[Unable to connect to remote host]

Can anyone tell me what the fix is for this?
 
Old 10-05-2006, 09:54 AM   #2
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Tried adding flags "-d" and "-s"?
 
Old 10-05-2006, 12:06 PM   #3
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Here is the output (same as before)

[root@test mail]# whois -d yahoo.com
[Querying whois.internic.net]
[Unable to connect to remote host]
[root@test mail]# whois -s yahoo.com
[Querying whois.internic.net]
[Unable to connect to remote host]
[root@test mail]#
 
Old 10-05-2006, 02:52 PM   #4
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Are you connected to the internet?
 
Old 10-06-2006, 06:06 AM   #5
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Yup. I am connected to the Internet behind a NAT.
 
Old 10-06-2006, 07:08 AM   #6
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I always had that trouble when i would use my router as a dns source which in turn discovered my isps DNS.

It seemed to work when using direct DNS numbers in my /etc/resolve.conf

Worth a try atleast
 
  


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