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 '156.172.0.0 - 156.172.127.255'
% No abuse contact registered for 156.172.0.0 - 156.172.127.255
inetnum:        156.172.0.0 - 156.172.127.255
netname:        EM-6
descr:          Etisalat-Misr 2G/3G/4G subscribers
country:        EG
admin-c:        SMM2-AFRINIC
tech-c:         SMM2-AFRINIC
status:         ASSIGNED PA
remarks:        For any abuse, please direct your queries to IP.Abuse@etisalat.com
mnt-by:         etisalat-mnt
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
parent:         156.160.0.0 - 156.191.255.255
person:         Sherif Magdy Mohamed
address:        Etisalat Misr
address:        S4, Down Town, 90th Street,
address:        5th Compound,
address:        New Cairo, Egypt.
address:        Cairo 11835
address:        Egypt
phone:          tel:+20-2-35381000
fax-no:         tel:+20-2-35381072
nic-hdl:        SMM2-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         GENERATED-BDVY6DBBH98KLPSUIXSD5SUX8WDCVXTF-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
% Information related to '156.172.0.0/21as36992'
route:          156.172.0.0/21
descr:          Mobile
origin:         as36992
mnt-by:         etisalat-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
  • Bold: Object type.
  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
3 records found for '156.172.5.161'
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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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