more dns weirdness
nomadlogic at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 23:01:13 UTC 2010
On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Paul Macdonald <paul at ifdnrg.com> wrote:
> On 09/12/2010 22:01, Andy Tornquist wrote:
>> Have you tried a different server to query?
> the wider issue is that freebsd whois will use tld.whois-servers.net cnames
> to resolve appropriate whois servers and that whois-servers.net has
> nameservers from one sole provider (ultradns), which is still having
> I'm not overally bothered about amazons' whois, but i am concerned about
> freebsd's whois being tied to one NS provider (ultradns) which affects dig's
according to man 1 whois you can specify alternative hosts to query as
well as alternative databases. specifically i think the -h switch
will be of interest.
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