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This product may be downloaded and used under the terms of the license agreement below.
The latest version is 1.2, 1998-10-30.
Requires Java 1.2.
Whois Version 1.2, 1998-10-30 Binary Code License This binary code license ("License") contains rights and restrictions associated with use of the accompanying Whois Version 1.2, 1998-10-30 software and documentation ("Software"). Read the License carefully before using the Software. By using the Software you agree to the terms and conditions of this License. 1. License to Distribute. Licensee is granted a royalty-free right to reproduce and distribute the Software provided that Licensee: (i) distributes the Software complete and unmodified; (ii) does not distribute additional software intended to replace any component(s) of the Software; (iii) does not remove or alter any proprietary legends or notices contained in the Software; (iv) only distributes the Program subject to a license agreement that protects ANSER's interests consistent with the terms contained herein; and (v) agrees to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend ANSER and its licensors from and against any claims or lawsuits, including attorneys' fees, that arise or result from the use or distribution of the Program. 2. Restrictions. (a) Software is confidential copyrighted information of ANSER and title to all copies is retained by ANSER and/or its licensors. Except as otherwise provided by law for purposes of decompilation of the Software, Licensee shall not translate, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of Software. Software may not be leased, assigned, or sublicensed, in whole or in part, except as specifically authorized in Section 1. (b) Software is not designed or intended, and ANSER expressly disclaims any representations or warranties (either expressed or implied), for use (i) in online control of aircraft, air traffic, aircraft navigation or aircraft communications; or (ii) in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of any nuclear facility. 3. Trademarks and Logos. This License does not authorize Licensee to use any ANSER name, trademark or logo. 4. Disclaimer of Warranty. Software is provided "AS IS," without a warranty of any kind. ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED. 5. Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT WILL ANSER OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST REVENUE, PROFIT OR DATA, OR FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, RELATING TO THE USE, DOWNLOAD, DISTRIBUTION OF OR INABILITY TO USE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ANSER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 6. Termination. Licensee may terminate this License at any time by destroying all copies of Software. This License will terminate immediately without notice from ANSER if Licensee fails to comply with any provision of this License. Upon such termination, Licensee must destroy all copies of Software. 7. Maintenance and Support. No upgrades or support are to be provided to Licensee under the terms of this License. 8. Export Regulations. Software, including technical data, is subject to U.S. export control laws, including the U.S. Export Administration Act and its associated regulations, and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. Licensee agrees to comply strictly with all such regulations and acknowledges that it has the responsibility to obtain licenses to export, re-export, or import Software. Software may not be downloaded, or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into, or to a national or resident of, Cuba, Iraq,Iran, North Korea, Libya, Sudan, Syria or any country to which the U.S.has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nations or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Denial Orders. 9. Restricted Rights. Use, duplication or disclosure by the United States government is subject to the restrictions as set forth in the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software Clauses in DFARS 252.227-7013(c) (1) (ii) and FAR 52.227-19(c) (2) as applicable. 10. Governing Law. Any action related to this License will be governed by West Virginia law and controlling U.S. federal law. No choice of law rules of any jurisdiction will apply. 11. Severability. If any of the above provisions are held to be in violation of applicable law, void, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, then such provisions are herewith waived or amended to the extent necessary for the License to be otherwise enforceable in such jurisdiction. However, if in ANSER's opinion deletion or amendment of any provisions of the License by operation of this paragraph unreasonably compromises the rights or increase the liabilities of ANSER or its licensors, ANSER reserves the right to terminate the License and refund the fee paid by Licensee, if any, as Licensee's sole and exclusive remedy.
java -jar whois.jar [-h host] nameor
java -jar whois.jar org.anser.proj.timc.prog.croft.app.whois.Whois
You may wish to use a DOS batch file or Unix script.
Example DOS batch files (whois.bat):
java -jar whois.jar %1 %2 %3 %4 %5 %6 %7 %8 %9
<HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE> Whois </TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY> <CENTER> <APPLET ARCHIVE="whois.jar" CODE="org.anser.proj.timc.prog.croft.app.whois.WhoisApplet.class" WIDTH=640 HEIGHT=480 > A Java applet would be here. </APPLET> </CENTER> </BODY> </HTML>Note that this may not work due to applet security restrictions when attempting to make socket connections.
The applet is available on this server for testing: WhoisApplet.
The servlet is available on this server for testing: WhoisServlet.
As a command line utility, the arguments are:
[-h host] name
Registrant: Anser Information Technology Division (ANSER-DOM) Suite 800 1215 Jeff-Davis Hwy Arlington, VA 22202 Domain Name: ANSER.ORG Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Zone Contact: Patterson, Gary (GP183) firstname.lastname@example.org (703) 685-3482 Record last updated on 07-Jan-98. Record created on 21-Nov-91. Database last updated on 30-Oct-98 04:28:56 EST. Domain servers in listed order: ALPHA.ANSER.ORG 126.96.36.199 BETA.ANSER.ORG 188.8.131.52 The InterNIC Registration Services database contains ONLY non-military and non-US Government Domains and contacts. Other associated whois servers: American Registry for Internet Numbers - whois.arin.net European IP Address Allocations - whois.ripe.net Asia Pacific IP Address Allocations - whois.apnic.net US Military - whois.nic.mil US Government - whois.nic.gov