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whois server for .us domains

     
5:50 pm on Sep 18, 2003 (gmt 0)

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does anyone know the whois server for .us domains? i am trying to setup a domain whois lookup script

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5:57 pm on Sept 18, 2003 (gmt 0)

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That should be whois.nic.us
12:19 am on Sept 19, 2003 (gmt 0)

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lindajames, you probably know this:
.state.?.us STATE -State Government Agencies
.cc.?.us community colleges
.tec.?.us and technical/vocational schools
.lib.?.us LIB - Libraries (State, Regional, City, County)
.gen.?.us GEN - General Independent Entities
.cog.?.us COG - Councils of Government
.mus.?.us MUS - Museums
.dts.?.us DST - Districts (DST replaces District)
.isa.?.us ISA - Interstate Authority
.nsn.?.us NSN - Native Sovereign Nations

sticky if I can be any help

thanks marcs, for the 'whois.nic.us, I have been
using 'whois.isi.edu' in my script for some reason?
but now changed :)

GGG

1:16 am on Sept 19, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Just use <suffix>.whois-servers.net for all domains - it's a CNAME for the real whois server. It even works for .uk.com, .ac.uk, and other nonstandard TLDs.