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Re: Whois - unable to connect.



On Thu, 2008-11-20 at 07:25 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> Simon Slater wrote:
> > 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?
> >   
> Right...  Not going out at all....  Something with your firewall setup?
> 
I think I got the iptables syntax wrong on that try.  Someone's just
dropped in. I'll post back soon with the results.

-- 
Hooroo,
Simon
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