Client for the whois directory service.
sudo apt install whois
whois [OPTION]... OBJECT...
Usage: whois [OPTION]... OBJECT... -h HOST, --host HOST connect to server HOST -p PORT, --port PORT connect to PORT -I query whois.iana.org and follow its referral -H hide legal disclaimers --verbose explain what is being done --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit These flags are supported by whois.ripe.net and some RIPE-like servers: -l find the one level less specific match -L find all levels less specific matches -m find all one level more specific matches -M find all levels of more specific matches -c find the smallest match containing a mnt-irt attribute -x exact match -b return brief IP address ranges with abuse contact -B turn off object filtering (show email addresses) -G turn off grouping of associated objects -d return DNS reverse delegation objects too -i ATTR[,ATTR]... do an inverse look-up for specified ATTRibutes -T TYPE[,TYPE]... only look for objects of TYPE -K only primary keys are returned -r turn off recursive look-ups for contact information -R force to show local copy of the domain object even if it contains referral -a also search all the mirrored databases -s SOURCE[,SOURCE]... search the database mirrored from SOURCE -g SOURCE:FIRST-LAST find updates from SOURCE from serial FIRST to LAST -t TYPE request template for object of TYPE -v TYPE request verbose template for object of TYPE -q [version|sources|types] query specified server info
whois google.com Domain Name: GOOGLE.COM Registry Domain ID: 2138514_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.markmonitor.com Registrar URL: http://www.markmonitor.com Updated Date: 2019-09-09T15:39:04Z Creation Date: 1997-09-15T04:00:00Z Registry Expiry Date: 2028-09-14T04:00:00Z Registrar: MarkMonitor Inc. Registrar IANA ID: 292 Registrar Abuse Contact Email: abusecompl[email protected] Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.2083895740 Domain Status: clientDeleteProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientDeleteProhibited Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited Domain Status: serverDeleteProhibited https://icann.org/epp#serverDeleteProhibited Domain Status: serverTransferProhibited https://icann.org/epp#serverTransferProhibited Domain Status: serverUpdateProhibited https://icann.org/epp#serverUpdateProhibited Name Server: NS1.GOOGLE.COM Name Server: NS2.GOOGLE.COM Name Server: NS3.GOOGLE.COM Name Server: NS4.GOOGLE.COM DNSSEC: unsigned URL of the ICANN Whois Inaccuracy Complaint Form: https://www.icann.org/wicf/ [...]