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 'MAINT-AARNET-AP'
mntner:         MAINT-AARNET-AP
descr:          Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet)
remarks:        http://www.aarnet.edu.au/
country:        AU
mnt-nfy:        irrcontact@aarnet.edu.au
notify:         irrcontact@aarnet.edu.au
admin-c:        SM6-AP
tech-c:         ANOC-AP
upd-to:         irrcontact@aarnet.edu.au
auth:           # Filtered
mnt-by:         MAINT-AARNET-AP
referral-by:    APNIC-HM
last-modified:  2020-03-06T01:12:12Z
source:         APNIC
role:           AARNet Network Operations Centre
remarks:        Send abuse reports to abuse@aarnet.edu.au
remarks:        Please include timestamps and offset to UTC in logs
remarks:        Peering requests to peering@aarnet.edu.au
address:        AARNet Pty Ltd
address:        GPO Box 1559
address:        Canberra
address:        ACT  2601
country:        AU
phone:          +61 1300 275 662
phone:          +61 2 6222 3555
e-mail:         noc@aarnet.edu.au
admin-c:        ANOC-AP
tech-c:         ANOC-AP
nic-hdl:        ANOC-AP
mnt-by:         MAINT-AARNET-AP
last-modified:  2020-12-02T07:35:01Z
source:         APNIC
person:         Steve Maddocks
remarks:        Director Operations
address:        AARNet Pty Ltd
address:        26 Dick Perry Avenue
address:        Kensington
address:        Perth
address:        WA  6151
country:        AU
phone:          +61-8-9289-2210
fax-no:         +61-2-6222-7509
e-mail:         steve.maddocks@aarnet.edu.au
nic-hdl:        SM6-AP
mnt-by:         MAINT-AARNET-AP
last-modified:  2011-02-01T08:37:06Z
source:         APNIC
% This query was served by the APNIC Whois Service version 1.88.15-SNAPSHOT (WHOIS-AU1)
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3 records found for 'MAINT-AARNET-AP'
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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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