APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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% Information related to '180.160.0.0 - 180.175.255.255'
% Abuse contact for '180.160.0.0 - 180.175.255.255' is 'anti-spam@ns.chinanet.cn.net'
inetnum:        180.160.0.0 - 180.175.255.255
netname:        CHINANET-SH
descr:          CHINANET SHANGHAI PROVINCE NETWORK
descr:          China Telecom
descr:          No.31,jingrong street
descr:          Beijing 100032
admin-c:        WWQ4-AP
tech-c:         WWQ4-AP
country:        CN
status:         ALLOCATED PORTABLE
remarks:        service provider
remarks:        --------------------------------------------------------
remarks:        To report network abuse, please contact mnt-irt
remarks:        For troubleshooting, please contact tech-c and admin-c
remarks:        Report invalid contact via www.apnic.net/invalidcontact
remarks:        --------------------------------------------------------
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
mnt-lower:      MAINT-CHINANET-SH
last-modified:  2016-05-04T00:19:17Z
source:         APNIC
mnt-irt:        IRT-CHINANET-CN
irt:            IRT-CHINANET-CN
address:        No.31 ,jingrong street,beijing
address:        100032
e-mail:         anti-spam@ns.chinanet.cn.net
abuse-mailbox:  anti-spam@ns.chinanet.cn.net
admin-c:        CH93-AP
tech-c:         CH93-AP
auth:           # Filtered
mnt-by:         MAINT-CHINANET
last-modified:  2010-11-15T00:31:55Z
source:         APNIC
person:         Weng Wen Qian
address:        Room 2405,357 Songlin Road,Shanghai 200122
country:        CN
phone:          +86-21-68405784
fax-no:         +86-21-50623458
e-mail:         wengwq@online.sh.cn
nic-hdl:        WWQ4-AP
mnt-by:         MAINT-CHINANET-SH
last-modified:  2008-09-04T07:34:05Z
source:         APNIC
% Information related to '0.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255'
inetnum:        0.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255
netname:        IANA-BLOCK
descr:          General placeholder reference for all IPv4 addresses
remarks:        ------------------------------------------------------
remarks:
remarks:        Important:
remarks:
remarks:        This registration object does not contain
remarks:        specific registration details.
remarks:
remarks:        This registration object is used only as a
remarks:        general placeholder for all IPv4 addresses
remarks:        and may include:
remarks:
remarks:        - reserved address ranges
remarks:        - private use ranges
remarks:        - multicast ranges
remarks:        - address ranges administered by RIRs (Regional
remarks:        Internet Registries)
remarks:
remarks:        If your query does not return an address range
remarks:        more specific than 0.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255, it
remarks:        means the address is not administered by any RIR.
remarks:        For more specific information on the use of this
remarks:        IPv4 address space, see the Internet Assigned
remarks:        Numbers Authority (IANA) website at:
remarks:
remarks:        http://www.iana.org
remarks:
remarks:        ------------------------------------------------------
country:        ID
admin-c:        IANA1-AP
tech-c:         IANA1-AP
mnt-by:         MNT-APJII-ID
mnt-lower:      MNT-APJII-ID
status:         ALLOCATED PORTABLE
last-modified:  2008-09-04T06:51:49Z
source:         IDNIC
role:           Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
address:        see http://www.iana.org.
country:        US
phone:          +1-310-823-9358
e-mail:         nobody@apnic.net
admin-c:        IANA1-AP
tech-c:         IANA1-AP
nic-hdl:        IANA1-AP
remarks:        For more information on IANA services
remarks:        go to IANA web site at http://www.iana.org.
mnt-by:         MAINT-APNIC-AP
last-modified:  2011-12-06T03:04:43Z
source:         IDNIC
% This query was served by the APNIC Whois Service version 1.88.15-46 (WHOIS-NODE3)
  • Bold: Object type.
  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
5 records found for '180.168.68.178'
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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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