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Re: Whois - unable to connect.



Simon Slater wrote:
> 	G'day all.
> 		I'm having trouble with whois timing out. Here is a sample:
>
> [root ipex ~]# whois -vv 199.43.0.144
> [Debug: Cache = On]
> [Debug: Force lookup = No]
> [Debug: Force host = (None)]
> [Debug: Force port = (None)]
> [Debug: Config file name = /etc/jwhois.conf]
> [Debug: Follow redirections = Yes]
> [Debug: Display redirections = No]
> [Debug: Whois-servers.net service support = Yes]
> [Debug: Whois-servers domain = whois-servers.net]
> [Debug: Raw query = No]
> [Debug: Rwhois display = (None)]
> [Debug: Rwhois limit = (None)]
> [Debug: Force rwhois = No]
> [Querying whois.arin.net]
> [Unable to connect to remote host]
> [root ipex ~]# ping whois.arin.net
> PING whois.arin.net (199.43.0.144) 56(84) bytes of data.
> 64 bytes from whois.arin.net (199.43.0.144): icmp_seq=1 ttl=230 time=382
> ms
> 64 bytes from whois.arin.net (199.43.0.144): icmp_seq=2 ttl=230 time=366
> ms
> 64 bytes from whois.arin.net (199.43.0.144): icmp_seq=3 ttl=230 time=419
> ms
>
> --- whois.arin.net ping statistics ---
> 3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 1998ms
> rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 366.589/389.819/419.889/22.290 ms
> [root ipex ~]#
>
> 	I suppose the config file is the first place to look, but what is the
> relevant section?  Couldn't see anything relevant in bugzilla.  I'm
> using F8 if that makes a difference.
>
>   
Q1   Are all whois requests timing out or just this one?  e.g.  whois
cnn.com  works? fails?

Q2   Have you tried something like wireshark or tcpdump and filtered on
port 43 (whois port)?



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