APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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 % APNIC found the following authoritative answer from: whois.apnic.net
% [whois.apnic.net]
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% Information related to 'AS9876'
% Abuse contact for 'AS9876' is 'apnic-abuse@nownz.co.nz'
aut-num:        AS9876
as-name:        NOWNEW-AS-AP
descr:          NOW New Zealand Ltd.
country:        NZ
org:            ORG-NNZL2-AP
export:         to AS24324
                announce AS9876
admin-c:        NNNO1-AP
tech-c:         NNNO1-AP
mnt-lower:      MAINT-IN-NOWNEW
mnt-routes:     MAINT-IN-NOWNEW
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
mnt-irt:        IRT-NOWNEW-NZ
last-modified:  2019-12-12T20:46:17Z
source:         APNIC
irt:            IRT-NOWNEW-NZ
address:        PO Box 3033
address:        Hawke's Bay Mail Centre
address:        Napier 4142
address:        New Zealand
e-mail:         apnic@nownz.co.nz
abuse-mailbox:  apnic-abuse@nownz.co.nz
admin-c:        NNNO1-AP
tech-c:         NNNO1-AP
auth:           # Filtered
remarks:        apnic-abuse@nownz.co.nz was validated on 2019-12-12
remarks:        apnic@nownz.co.nz was validated on 2019-12-12
mnt-by:         MAINT-IN-NOWNEW
last-modified:  2019-12-12T20:52:46Z
source:         APNIC
organisation:   ORG-NNZL2-AP
org-name:       NOW New Zealand Ltd.
country:        NZ
address:        2 Bridge St
address:        Ahuriri
phone:          +64-8-8781269
fax-no:         +64-6-8781521
e-mail:         noc@nownz.co.nz
mnt-ref:        APNIC-HM
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
last-modified:  2018-02-27T12:57:06Z
source:         APNIC
role:           NOW NZ Network Operations Centre
address:        PO Box 3033
                Hawke's Bay Mail Centre
                Napier 4121
country:        NZ
phone:          +64-6-8781269
e-mail:         apnic@nownz.co.nz
admin-c:        NNNO1-AP
tech-c:         NNNO1-AP
nic-hdl:        NNNO1-AP
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-NOWNZ
last-modified:  2019-12-12T23:06:43Z
source:         APNIC
% This query was served by the APNIC Whois Service version 1.88.15-46 (WHOIS-NODE3)
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4 records found for '-T aut-num AS9876'
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1st level less specific

Returns smallest IP address range that includes the queried IP address or range


Inverse attributes

Returns objects with an attribute that matches the query text and attribute type

All less specific

Return all larger IP address ranges that include the queried IP address or range


Object types

Results that match the query and are of a specified object type

1st level more specific

Returns first level more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

All more specific

Returns all more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

Query hints

  • Include "AS" in front of an AS number.
    Example: AS4808

  • Include "-t" (template only) or "-v" (template and description) in front of an object name to view the template
    Example: -t inetnum


Exact match only

Returns address range that exactly matches the queried IP address range

Associated reverse domain

Returns IP address range and associated reverse domain

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