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How to perform a WHOIS search in CentOS

To instal whois run following command.

yum -y install jwhois

You can use the whois command as follows:

whois 119.81.4.114
whois flashwebhost.com

This command will output the following result:

whois


stefin@fwhwin:~ $ whois flashwebhost.com

Whois Server Version 2.0

Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.

   Domain Name: FLASHWEBHOST.COM
   Registrar: PDR LTD. D/B/A PUBLICDOMAINREGISTRY.COM
   Whois Server: whois.PublicDomainRegistry.com
   Referral URL: http://www.PublicDomainRegistry.com
   Name Server: NS58.HOSTHAT.COM
   Name Server: NS59.HOSTHAT.COM
   Status: clientTransferProhibited
   Updated Date: 14-oct-2014
   Creation Date: 01-nov-2001
   Expiration Date: 01-nov-2016

>>> Last update of whois database: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:54:24 GMT <<<

NOTICE: The expiration date displayed in this record is the date the 
registrar's sponsorship of the domain name registration in the registry is 
currently set to expire. This date does not necessarily reflect the expiration 
date of the domain name registrant's agreement with the sponsoring 
registrar.  Users may consult the sponsoring registrar's Whois database to 
view the registrar's reported date of expiration for this registration.

TERMS OF USE: You are not authorized to access or query our Whois 
database through the use of electronic processes that are high-volume and 
automated except as reasonably necessary to register domain names or 
modify existing registrations; the Data in VeriSign Global Registry 
Services' ("VeriSign") Whois database is provided by VeriSign for 
information purposes only, and to assist persons in obtaining information 
about or related to a domain name registration record. VeriSign does not 
guarantee its accuracy. By submitting a Whois query, you agree to abide 
by the following terms of use: You agree that you may use this Data only 
for lawful purposes and that under no circumstances will you use this Data 
to: (1) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass 
unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail, telephone, 
or facsimile; or (2) enable high volume, automated, electronic processes 
that apply to VeriSign (or its computer systems). The compilation, 
repackaging, dissemination or other use of this Data is expressly 
prohibited without the prior written consent of VeriSign. You agree not to 
use electronic processes that are automated and high-volume to access or 
query the Whois database except as reasonably necessary to register 
domain names or modify existing registrations. VeriSign reserves the right 
to restrict your access to the Whois database in its sole discretion to ensure 
operational stability.  VeriSign may restrict or terminate your access to the 
Whois database for failure to abide by these terms of use. VeriSign 
reserves the right to modify these terms at any time. 

The Registry database contains ONLY .COM, .NET, .EDU domains and
Registrars.
Domain Name: FLASHWEBHOST.COM
Registry Domain ID: 79208424_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.publicdomainregistry.com
Registrar URL: www.publicdomainregistry.com
Updated Date: 2014-10-14T05:39:42Z
Creation Date: 2001-11-01T18:32:54Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2016-11-01T18:32:45Z
Registrar: PDR Ltd. d/b/a PublicDomainRegistry.com
Registrar IANA ID: 303
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: abuse-contact@publicdomainregistry.com
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1-2013775952
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited
Registry Registrant ID: 
Registrant Name: HOSTONNET
Registrant Organization: HOSTONNET
Registrant Street: Valanjambalam   
Registrant City: Kochi
Registrant State/Province: Kerala
Registrant Postal Code: 682016
Registrant Country: IN
Registrant Phone: +091.4842294762
Registrant Phone Ext: 
Registrant Fax: 
Registrant Fax Ext: 
Registrant Email: hostonnet@gmail.com
Registry Admin ID: 
Admin Name: HOSTONNET
Admin Organization: HOSTONNET
Admin Street: Valanjambalam  
Admin City: Kochi
Admin State/Province: Kerala
Admin Postal Code: 682016
Admin Country: IN
Admin Phone: +091.4842294762
Admin Phone Ext: 
Admin Fax: 
Admin Fax Ext: 
Admin Email: hostonnet@gmail.com
Registry Tech ID: 
Tech Name: HOSTONNET
Tech Organization: HOSTONNET
Tech Street: Valanjambalam  
Tech City: Kochi
Tech State/Province: Kerala
Tech Postal Code: 682016
Tech Country: IN
Tech Phone: +091.4842294762
Tech Phone Ext: 
Tech Fax: 
Tech Fax Ext: 
Tech Email: hostonnet@gmail.com
Name Server: ns58.hosthat.com
Name Server: ns59.hosthat.com
DNSSEC:Unsigned
URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System: 
http://wdprs.internic.net/
>>>Last update of WHOIS database: 2014-11-19T05:54:36+0000Z<<<

Registration Service Provided By: HOSTONNET

The data in this whois database is provided to you for information purposes 
only, that is, to assist you in obtaining information about or related to a 
domain name registration record. We make this information available "as is",
and do not guarantee its accuracy. By submitting a whois query, you agree 
that you will use this data only for lawful purposes and that, under no 
circumstances will you use this data to: 
(1) enable high volume, automated, electronic processes that stress or load 
this whois database system providing you this information; or 
(2) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass unsolicited, 
commercial advertising or solicitations via direct mail, electronic mail, or 
by telephone. 
The compilation, repackaging, dissemination or other use of this data is 
expressly prohibited without prior written consent from us. The Registrar of 
record is PDR Ltd. d/b/a PublicDomainRegistry.com. 
We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time. 
By submitting this query, you agree to abide by these terms.

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