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Re: Whois - unable to connect.



On Thu, 2008-11-20 at 06:43 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> >       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?
> 
[simon ipex ~]$ whois cnn.com
[Querying whois.verisign-grs.com]
[Unable to connect to remote host]
[simon ipex ~]$ 
All for the past while, Ed, but not sure when it started.
> Q2   Have you tried something like wireshark or tcpdump and filtered
> on
> port 43 (whois port)?
> 
Nothing at all on wireshark port 43 TCP nor UDP. So the request is not
being sent at all?

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Simon Slater
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