APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

To assist you with debugging problems, this whois query was received from IP Address

% APNIC found the following authoritative answer from: whois.afrinic.net
% This is the AfriNIC Whois server.
% Note: this output has been filtered.
%       To receive output for a database update, use the "-B" flag.
% Information related to '196.245.216.0 - 196.245.219.255'
% No abuse contact registered for 196.245.216.0 - 196.245.219.255
inetnum:        196.245.216.0 - 196.245.219.255
netname:        Helsinki
descr:          Parrukatu 2
descr:          00540 Helsinki
descr:          Finland
country:        FI
admin-c:        DL12-AFRINIC
tech-c:         DL12-AFRINIC
status:         ASSIGNED PA
mnt-by:         FIBERGRID-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
parent:         196.245.0.0 - 196.245.255.255
person:         Dave Liding
address:        795 Folsom Street 1st floor
address:        San Francisco California US
phone:          +1.4156517072
nic-hdl:        DL12-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         GENERATED-QLWNLDGRTWP2VDLRYTA2PZNGW3HOIYWI-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
  • Bold: Object type.
  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
2 records found for '196.245.218.8'
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IP address lookups Miscellaneous queries
-l

1st level less specific

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

-i

Inverse attributes

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

All less specific

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

-T

Object types

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

1st level more specific

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

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

-x

Exact match only

Returns address range that exactly matches the queried IP address range
-d

Associated reverse domain

Returns IP address range and associated reverse domain

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